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Can Wyoming Get a Medical Marijuana Initiative on the 2016 Ballot?

CHEYENNE — Wyoming’s anti-pot governor has a warning for a task force he’s named to study the effects of legal marijuana: It CAN happen here.

Wyoming can’t afford to ignore the problems other states’ legal marijuana has caused, nor the ills yet to manifest should legalization happen in the Cowboy State, Gov. Matt Mead told his new Marijuana Impact Assessment Council on Wednesday.

Marijuana trafficking from legalization states has facilitated trafficking of other drugs, Mead told the council at its inaugural meeting.

“Once you can do that with marijuana, you can also do it with methamphetamine. You can do it with heroin. We are impacted — even if the law doesn’t change one bit,” he said. [Read more from the Associated Press at the Denver Post]

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