Evers says budget likely to include ‘first step’ toward legalizing medical marijuana

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Gov. Tony Evers says his first budget will likely include a "first step" toward legalizing medical marijuana.
The governor addressed board members of the Wisconsin Technology Council Tuesday at the Madison office of Exact Sciences. He was introduced by Exact Sciences CEO Kevin Conroy, who was named to Evers' transition team in November.
Following an audience question on his views toward marijuana, Evers said he favors legalization, but doesn't want to rush it.
Evers said his budget will likely start the process of moving toward medical marijuana legalization. Looking further ahead, he said his...

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