Wyoming Initiative to Legalize Medical Cannabis Receives Approval from Secretary of State

medicalbudMembers of the Wyoming chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) are now allowed to begin collecting signatures on their initiative to legalize medical cannabis, with the goal of placing it on the November, 2016 general election ballot.

The group was notified Thursday by Secretary of State Ed Murray’s office that their initiative has been approved for circulation. The proposal would allow those with certain debilitating conditions to possess, cultivate, purchase and use cannabis for medical purposes. Advocates will need to collect 25,700 signatures from registered Wyoming voters by February 8th for the measure to be put to a vote of the people.

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Wyoming Initiative to Legalize Medical Cannabis Receives Approval from State

voteAn initiative to legalize medical cannabis use in Wyoming has received approval from Secretary of State Ed Murray.

The Peggy A. Kelley Wyoming Cannabis Act of 2016, put forth by Wyoming NORML, was certified by the state on Friday, meaning there’s only one more step – the Secretary of State preparing a fiscal statement and summary of the measure – before advocates can begin collecting signatures in an attempt to place the initiative on next year’s November ballot.

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