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Publisher is exactly "Wisconsin State Journal"
Vigorous Campaign Planned to Rid Dane County of Marijuana
Article about an anti-marijuana campaign in Dane County, Wisconsin, published by the Wisconsin State Journal on September 4, 1938.
State Hemp Industry Booms Under Defense Orders: Give Wisconsin More Rope—and the Navy Will Buy It
Article about hemp agriculture in Wisconsin and how the hemp grown there was sold to the U.S. Navy during World War II. From the December 3, 1940, issue of the Wisconsin State Journal.
Campbell Pleads Guilty to Marijuana Charge
Article from the September 11, 1937, issue of the Wisconsin State Journal reporting the first arrest for marijuana possession in Wisconsin.
Dane County's First Case: Colored Man Draws Maximum Sentence for Marijuana Possession
Article from the October 21, 1938, issue of the Wisconsin State Journal reporting Dane County, Wisconsin's, first marijuana possession case. Harold Thompson, an African American man, received the maximum sentence of a $200 fine or three months in…