CASPER, Wyo. (AP) – In the eight years since Colorado legalized marijuana, it’s been an open question whether Wyoming would someday follow the lead of its southerly neighbor.
So far, that hasn’t happened.
Lawmakers did legalize hemp and CBD products in 2019. Both lack marijuana’s psychoactive properties, but remain taboo among some state lawmakers. And Wyoming’s criminal penalties for marijuana possession remain among the nation’s harshest.
Meanwhile, even the most modest reforms brought before Wyoming lawmakers have faltered. A 2019 bill legalizing medical…