Evers says plan to legalize, tax recreational marijuana could pass

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Gov. Tony Evers said he's "not a pessimist" and thinks his plan to legalize and tax recreational marijuana could pass, even with a Republican-controlled Legislature that has members on record opposing it.
"I'm anticipating that there'll be a good push to get it through, and it makes sense," Evers said in an interview aired yesterday on "UpFront," produced in partnership with WisPolitics.com.
"We're surrounded by states that have recreational marijuana, and it's time to make that change. It can be an economic boost for our state," he said.
Host Adrienne Pedersen asked him why he included the pl...

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