Tony Evers' marijuana decriminalization plan would make Wisconsin unique. Here's how

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Decriminalizing marijuana usually means just what it says — possessing small amounts is no longer prosecuted as a crime, typically a misdemeanor.  Thirteen states treat marijuana that way. But Gov. Tony Evers’ plan to change Wisconsin’s pot laws would go a step further and remove even civil citation penalties for having less than 26 grams of the drug, making it unique among the states, according to a new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum, a nonpartisan research organization.

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