Wisconsin’s Governor Is Ready To Sign A GOP-Led Medical Marijuana Bill If It’s Not ‘Flawed’ With Excessive Restrictions

The Democratic governor of Wisconsin says he’s “confident” that lawmakers in the state’s Republican-led legislature will produce a passable, bipartisan medical marijuana legalization bill this session, and that he’s ready to sign such a measure—as long as the majority party doesn’t come up with a “flawed” plan that’s overly restrictive.

In a pair of new interviews, Gov. Tony Evers (D) reacted to remarks from Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu (R), who said last week that Republicans are “getting pretty close on medical marijuana,” keeping the door open for reform this session.

While Evers plans to continue pushing for comprehensive reform that includes legalizing cannabis for adult use, he told WISN 12 News’s UPFRONT on Sunday that he’d sign medical marijuana legislation in the interim if it doesn’t contain problematic provisions.

“I talked to both leaders about marijuana in general—but yes, if a medicinal marijuana law came to my desk and it was in good shape and it wasn’t flawed in any way, I certainly will” sign it, he said. “I’ve supported medicinal marijuana since I’ve been governor.”

Asked about what he’d consider to be flawed legislation, Evers said one of his main concerns is “how restrictive it

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