wyoming

  1. Ron Strider

    Headed To Wyoming For The Eclipse? Don't Take Your Weed

    Eclipse travelers, take note: Wyoming authorities won't let you toke on your trip. Wyoming, which is smack-dab in the middle of the path of totality for the upcoming solar eclipse, will likely see upwards of 250,000 visitors for the Aug. 21 spectacle, estimates the Wyoming Association of...
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    Hurdles To Hemp Hurt Wyoming Farmers

    In its most recent session Wyoming legislators approved the growing of industrial hemp, initially in trial plots under the auspices of the Wyoming Department of Agriculture. Now it's time for the regulatory bureaucracy to allow Wyoming to reap the benefits. The WDA is charged with issuing...
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    Hemp Farming Bill Makes Way Through Wyoming Legislature

    Cheyenne — A bill legalizing hemp farming in Wyoming is still alive after being passed out of a Senate committee Friday. House Bill 230 would allow the Wyoming Department of Agriculture to apply for a federal permit to begin a hemp production program in Wyoming. Once that permission is...
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    Marijuana Legalization Should Be On Wyoming Ballots

    For the first 11 months of 2016, Colorado has collected almost $109 million in taxes and fees from marijuana. Our kind legislators won't even pass a law to legalize medical marijuana, so individuals suffering chronic pain from cancer, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy or other medical conditions have...
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    House Committee Advances Bill Allowing Wyoming Hemp Farming

    Wyoming farmers could get to grow hemp under a bill approved by the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. Hemp is a type of cannabis used for a variety of commercial uses. It does not contain the same psychoactive properties as other cannabis strains. Hemp is still strongly regulated by...
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    Wyoming Lawmakers To Consider Changing Marijuana Penalties

    Cheyenne, Wyo. - Wyoming lawmakers are set to consider changing the way the state penalizes marijuana during the next legislative session. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that a proposal from the Joint Judiciary Committee's discussion on Thursday would reduce first-offense marijuana...
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    WY: Public Meeting Discusses Future Of Medical Marijuana

    Wyoming NORML and Wyoming Purple Cross, medical marijuana advocate groups in the state, are hosting a public meeting to discuss the Peggy A. Kelly Wyoming Cannabis Act. Right now, the groups are working to get enough signatures to put the issue on the 2017 ballot. This would allow voters to...
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    WY: Public Meeting Discusses Future Of Medical Marijuana

    Wyoming NORML and Wyoming Purple Cross, medical marijuana advocate groups in the state, are hosting a public meeting to discuss the Peggy A. Kelly Wyoming Cannabis Act. Right now, the groups are working to get enough signatures to put the issue on the 2017 ballot. This would allow voters to...
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    WY: Public Meeting Discusses Future Of Medical Marijuana

    Wyoming NORML and Wyoming Purple Cross, medical marijuana advocate groups in the state, are hosting a public meeting to discuss the Peggy A. Kelly Wyoming Cannabis Act. Right now, the groups are working to get enough signatures to put the issue on the 2017 ballot. This would allow voters to...
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    Cannabis Would Help Economy

    Governments have been deceiving Americans since the 1930s. The biggest lobbyists against legalizing cannabis, known as pharmaceutical marijuana and hemp, are police unions and pharmaceutical corporations. They have benefited from the $2.2 trillion spent to combat drugs. Cannabis marijuana was...
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    Wyoming Group Behind Medical Marijuana Initiative Removed From Legislative Agenda

    Members of a group trying to legalize medical marijuana and industrial hemp have been removed from the agenda of a state legislative committee that had been set to discuss their proposed initiative. However, law enforcement and prosecutor groups are still listed on the agenda to testify on...
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    WY Committee Strips Felony Penalty From Marijuana Edibles Bill

    A Wyoming legislative committee on Thursday moved to make possession of marijuana brownies and other foods and beverages containing the drug a misdemeanor. The Wyoming Senate earlier this week called for making it a felony to possess more than three ounces of food or drink containing...
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    Medical Marijuana Advocates Circulate Petition In Sheridan, WY Area

    For Wyoming medical marijuana advocates, turning a red state green is the goal. Representatives from the local and statewide chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws were at Sheridan College Monday circulating a petition to put medical marijuana on the ballot in...
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    Wyoming Senate Wrestles With Outlawing Marijuana Edibles

    Wyoming lawmakers are struggling with how to craft legislation regulating marijuana brownies and other foods and beverages containing the drug. The Wyoming Senate on Monday voted to advance a bill making possession of more than 3 ounces of marijuana edibles a felony. However, senators...
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    Wyoming Medical Marijuana Advocates Look Forward To Collecting Signatures

    With six frustrating months behind them, those driving the effort to legalize medical marijuana look forward to the 12 ahead of them, they said Friday. "It's a new day," said Madalene Ordes, treasurer of the 420 Wyoming Political Action Committee. "We didn't make 2016, but by God we're still...
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    Medical Marijuana Petition Drive Soldiers On In Wyoming

    The effort to legalize medical marijuana in Wyoming is not over by a long shot. The petition drive is still alive, said Amber Sparks of the 420 Wyoming Political Action Committee. "We are pushing really hard to try to collect every signature we can in the next week and double our efforts,"...
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    Medical Marijuana Initiative Fails To Make Wyoming Ballot

    The group trying to get voters to decide whether to legalize medical marijuana in Wyoming will fall short of the state's requirements to get the question on the 2016 ballot. A spokeswoman with Wyoming chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws confirmed Monday that...
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    Wyoming: Medical Marijuana Initiative Might Have To Wait Until 2018

    With just over five weeks until the deadline, Carrie Satterwhite, public relations director for the Wyoming chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) says the Board of Directors has talked about focusing instead on the 2018 ballot. "We did discuss that we...
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    Wyoming: Medical Marijuana Group Forms PAC To Collect Donations

    Members of a group pursuing a medical marijuana ballot initiative in Wyoming said Wednesday they have new leadership and have formed a political action committee to collect donations. The news comes days after the group's director resigned and said the effort to legalize medical marijuana in...
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    Wyoming: Medical Marijuana Group Forms PAC To Collect Donations

    Members of a group pursuing a medical marijuana ballot initiative in Wyoming said Wednesday they have new leadership and have formed a political action committee to collect donations. The news comes days after the group's director resigned and said the effort to legalize medical marijuana in...