Wisconsin state Rep. Chris Taylor and state Sen. Jon Erpenbach say their medical marijuana bill has 18 co-sponsors.
That number includes Taylor, a Democrat from Madison, and Erpenbach, a Democrat from Middleton.
Others who’ve signed on to push for passage of the Jacki Rickert Medical Cannabis Act include Reps. Chris Danou, D-Trempeleau; Tod Ohnstad, D-Kenosha); Terese Berceau, D-Madison; Fred Clark, D-Baraboo; Eric Genrich, D-Green Bay; Diane Hesselbein, D-Middleton; Sandy Pasch, D-Shorewood; Sony Pope, D-Cross Plains; Melissa Sargent, D-Madison; Katrina Shankland, D-Stevens Point; Leon Young, D-Milwaukee and Josh Zepnick, D-Milwaukee.
In the state Senate, co-sponsors include Lena Taylor, D-Milwaukee; Tim Cullen, D-Janesville; Nikiya Harris, D-Milwaukee and John Lehman, D-Racine.
The bill now goes to the Assembly and Senate clerks for bill numbers and committee assignments.