Wisconsin Local Decriminalization

Appleton
Population: 74,370
Appleton, WI

  • Passed: 1965
  • How: N/A
  • Quantity: No more than 25 grams
  • Penalty: $200
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Eau Claire
Population: 68,339
Eau Claire, WI

  • Passed: 2002
  • City Council Ordinance
  • Quantity: 25 grams
  • Penalty: $100-$500
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Green Bay
Population: 105,139
Green Bay, WI

  • Passed: N/A
  • City Council Ordinance
  • Quantity: 28 grams
  • Penalty: $1-$500
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Kenosha
Population: 99,631
Kenosha WI

  • Passed: May 2015
  • City Council Ordinance
  • Quantity: 1 ounce
  • Penalty: $10-$750
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La Crosse
Population: 52,109
La Crosse, WI

  • Passed: July 2020
  • City Council Ordinance
  • Quantity: 25 grams
  • Penalty: $1
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Madison
Population: 258,054
Madison, WI

  • Passed: 2020
  • Common Council Ordinance
  • Quantity: 28 grams
  • Penalty: No penalty for the use or possess up to 28 grams of cannabis on public and private property, as long as one has the permission of the property owner, landlord or tenant. Violations of this ordinance are punishable by a $1 fine.
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Marshfield
Population: 18,467
Marshfield, WI

  • Passed: 2010
  • City Council Ordinance
  • Quantity: N/A
  • Penalty: $100-$500
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Milwaukee
Population: 595,047
Milwaukee, WI

  • Passed: 2015
  • City Council Ordinance
  • Quantity: 25 grams
  • Penalty: $50
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Monona
Population: 8,179
Monona, WI

  • Passed: May 2017
  • City Council Ordinance
  • Quantity: N/A
  • Penalty: $200 for smoking in public; no fine for possession

Oshkosh
Population: 66,579
Oshkosh, WI

  • Passed: January 2018
  • City Ordinance
  • Quantity: Up to 25 grams
  • Penalty: $200
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Racine
Population: 77,571
Racine, WI

  • Passed: 1990
  • Council Ordinance
  • Quantity: 25 grams on private propery
  • Penalty: $75
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Stevens Point
Population: 26,423

  • Passed: August 2015
  • City Council Ordinance
  • Quantity: 5 grams
  • Penalty: $100
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Superior
Population: 26,475
Superior, WI

  • Passed: October 2018
  • City Council Ordinance
  • Quantity: Up to 25 grams
  • Penalty: $100-500
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Waukesha
Population: 72,363
Waukesha, WI

  • Passed: 2007
  • City Council Ordinance
  • Quantity: N/A
  • Penalty: Up to $1000

Wausau
Population: 39,106
Wausau, WI

  • Passed: N/A
  • City Council Ordinance
  • Quantity: N/A
  • Penalty: $50-$500
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