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GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Two Senate Democrats are trying to approve marijuana for medicinal uses

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Two Wisconsin Democrats are trying again to approve the use of marijuana to treat those with chronic pain. At a news conference yesterday, Madison Representative Chris Taylor said pain sufferers who turn to marijuana should be treated with compassion instead of as criminals. Middleton Senator Jon Erpenbach doesn't buy the so-called "slippery slope" argument which says the measure would open the door to letting those who have colds smoke pot.


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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