Wyoming Marijuana Legalization Initiative (2016)

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The Wyoming Marijuana Legalization Initiative may appear on the November 8, 2016 ballot in Wyoming as an initiated state statute. The measure, upon voter approval, would legalize recreational marijuana for individuals 21 years old and older and medical marijuana for anyone with physician and guardian approval. Furthermore, the initiative would decriminalize public displays of 3 ounces or less of marijuana and provide penalties for possession of 4 ounces or more of marijuana.[1]

Support

National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) submitted the initiative and is campaigning in the measure's support.[1]

Supporters

Opposition

Opponents

  • Wyoming Association of Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police[1]

Path to the ballot

See also: Laws governing the initiative process in Wyoming

Supporters of the initiative need to collect signatures equal to 15% of the total ballots cast in the 2014 general election within eighteen months after the Office of the Secretary of State provides petitions for circulation.

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