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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