Marijuana referendums: What Wisconsin voters need to know about November ballot issues

The fall campaign for cannabis, aka marijuana, will soon be visible in more than a dozen Wisconsin counties as volunteers put up yard signs and knock on doors.

Here’s a voter’s guide on everything you need to know about the ballot issues:

Know your ballots

Voters in 16 counties and two cities will find marijuana use referendum questions on the Nov. 6 general election ballot.

All are advisory referendums and do not require the Legislature to take action. But responses of voters will provide marijuana legalization activists with a measure of public opinion that they will use to encourage lawmakers to relax or eliminate current prohibitions on pot.

Milwaukee, Dane, La Crosse and Rock counties are asking voters for their opinions on legalizing personal use

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