WYOMING: Tomorrow Colorado will set a new U.S. standard for the production, sale and use of marijuana.
As of Jan. 1, the Centennial State becomes the first in the nation to allow the legal sale, purchase and use of pot for recreational purposes.
But what will that mean for its neighbors to the north, where marijuana remains illegal? And will Colorado’s relaxed laws change the way Wyomingites approach it?
Rachel Gillette certainly thinks so. Gillette is the executive director of the Colorado wing of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. She believes that while Colorado and Washington took huge steps last year in approving marijuana legalization through voter-driven initiatives, theirs may be just the first in a series of such movements. [Read more…]