In his budget, Evers called for cannabis legalization. On Wednesday, Evers urged participants to call their representatives, as the legislature remains a hurdle.
While Gov. Tony Evers has long pushed for cannabis reforms, the legislature is likely to continue to reject his proposals.
The public is for it, and the latest bill has bipartisan support, but opposition from leadership remains strong.
A new governor and a batch of favorable referendums make the case, but the legislature is still an open question.
Wisconsin Gov Tony Evers said at a news conference Monday that medical cannabis efforts are necessary as a criminal justice reform step.