MADISON, Wis.– It’s now essentially legal to smoke pot or carry up to one ounce around Madison.
The fine for getting caught with more than 28 grams will cost you $1, plus court costs.
Knuckleheads on State Street sells almost everything someone would need to smoke marijuana. General Manager Landon Meske can’t sell pot itself, but he says decriminalizing cannabis in Madison will help his business.
Madison alders decriminalized cannabis last night. People 18+ can use or carry up to 28 grams of marijuana in Madison. A local smoke shop tells me it’s going to take the stress off of people who also use CBD products and expects to see more interest go up. #News3Now pic.twitter.com/MS3UxzH3iA
— Gabriella Bachara (@GabbyBachara) November 19, 2020
“It’s going to allow people to smoke, whether it be CBD or cannabis without that paranoia and fear,” Meske said.
Meske said a lot of his customers ask about CBD, which has been legal in Wisconsin since 2014. He said Madison alders taking away the fear of prosecution would only convince more people to try…