Committee advances measure that would allow personal use and license growers and retail shops. A spectrum of luminaries, users and critics bombarded lawmakers with comments for and against.
Advancing a doomed effort for full retail legalization may actually be a legislative negotiating tactic aimed at securing medical marijuana decriminalization, guest columnist writes.
Measure would generate an estimated $47 million a year in taxes, but there are other reasons to support the sweeping reform, supporters say.
Marijuana laws in Wyoming are obscenely harsh. Legislators opposing reform lag behind public opinion.