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Madison Democrat wants to legalize pot for recreational, medicinal use

MADISON, WI (WTAQ) - A first-term legislator says Wisconsin should join Colorado and Washington State in legalizing marijuana for both recreational and medicinal use.

Assembly Democrat Melissa Sargent of Madison said Friday she's seeking co-sponsors for a bill she plans to introduce.

In a statement, Sargent pointed out that legalizing pot would provide health benefits, reduce racial disparities in drug arrests, and save money for the criminal justice system.

The proposed bill would not have much of a chance in the Legislature, after majorities in both parties have refused to consider more limited steps in recent years to legalize marijuana solely for medical use.

(Story courtesy of Wheeler News Service)