Wyoming Activists Jumpstart Signature Gathering For 2022 Marijuana Ballot Initiatives

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Wyoming activists are kicking it into high gear to collect signatures for 2022 ballot initiatives to legalize medical marijuana and decriminalize cannabis possession, with the campaign announcing a series of events this weekend to shore up support. Weeks after the state attorney general issued ballot summaries for the measures, the secretary of state’s office formally provided petition sheets on Tuesday. Now, advocates will be holding signature gathering events in seven cities across the state on Friday and Saturday. The campaign, which is being backed by the national Libertarian Party and Wyoming NORML, turned in the requisite 100 initial sponsorship signatures for each measure to the secretary of state last month before being formally cleared by the attorney general’s office. Here’s the list of signature gathering events the marijuana activists are hosting this weekend: Evanston – Hamblin Park, 190 Bear River Dr, Evanston, September 11, 11:00 AM-4:00 PM Rawlins – The Grindz, 509 W Cedar St, Rawlins, September 10, 5:30 PM-10:00 PM Riverton – Rendezvous at the Riverwalk, Riverton Fairgrounds, September 11, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM Green River – Flaming Gorge Harley-Davidson, 440 Uinta Dr. Green River, September 10-11 12:00vPM-6:00 PM Cody – City Park, 908 Sheridan Ave, September 11, 11:00 AM Cheyenne – Elevate Studios, 1408A E 13th St, September 10, 5:30 PM-9:00 PM Casper – Washington Park, Shelter 2, 951 S Jefferson St, September 11, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM Activists must collect 41,776 valid signatures from registered voters per measure to qualify for the ballot. To make the November 2022 ballot, they must turn in enough signatures by February of next year. Otherwise, they will have until January 2023 to qualify for a subsequent election. Here’s the summary language that voters will consider, according to Wyoming NORML.  Wyoming Patient Cannabis Act of 2022 “Shall a law be enacted authorizing the Wyoming…

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