Gov. Tony Evers wants to allow Wisconsin residents to carry or sell small amounts of marijuana and legalize its use for medical reasons, aides said Sunday.
Evers will propose in his first state budget proposal to decriminalize marijuana if its users, manufacturers, and distributors handle 25 grams or fewer and create Wisconsin's first medical marijuana program that would be regulated by the state's health and agriculture departments.
The plan, to be unveiled Monday in the state Capitol, also would expunge convictions of possessing, manufacturing or selling 25 or fewer grams of marijuana from criminal records of those found guilty of such crimes in the past.
Spokeswomen for Evers did not respond to a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel request for full details of the plan.
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