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(Wyo.)- Wyoming Braced For Impacts Of Colorado Pot Law

By: Jeremy Anderson Posted at: 01/01/2013 03:33 PM
     CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming is bracing for increased marijuana crimes because of Colorado's new constitutional amendment allowing anyone over 21 to use the drug. 
     Tuesday police officers predict increased cannabis flow through Wyoming because of the Colorado pot law No point in Wyoming is more than 180 miles from Colorado or Montana, which allows marijuana for people with certain medical conditions.
     Under the current Wyoming state law, anyone arrested for possessing up to an ounce of the drug could face up to a year in jail or up to a $1,000 fine.
     Wyoming lawmakers say they're not expecting any change to state marijuana laws to be proposed in the upcoming legislative session.


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