Wisconsin Cannabis Expo returned to Milwaukee after 2 year absence

NOW: Wisconsin Cannabis Expo returned to Milwaukee after 2 year absence

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Wisconsin Cannabis Expo returned to Milwaukee on Sat., June 4, 2022 for the first time in two years. 

Saturday at the Wisconsin Center people had the chance to learn about the cannabis industry even though most of the products are not legal here in Wisconsin. 

"We're giving money to Illinois," said Louis Fortis, publisher of the Shepherd Express, which curated the event. "We're giving our tax dollars that could be coming to us are going to Illinois. And people just need to mobilize and say it's important to me and it's important, it's important for a lot of health benefits, there's a lot of opportunities for jobs in Wisconsin."

18 states have fully legalized marijuana, including Illinois and Michigan. 

Wisconsin's other two neighbors, Iowa and Minnesota, allow medical marijuana. 

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