The Wyoming Marijuana Legalization Initiative
may appear on the November 8, 2016 ballot
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.
National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) submitted the initiative and is campaigning in the measure's support.
- Wyoming Association of Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police
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.