While Colorado has legalized marijuana, Governor Matt Mead has no interest in seeing Wyoming do the same. During a recent conference call with reporters, Mead was asked if he would support legalizing marijuana in the state. His answer was no.
A former Colorado Municipal Judge who’s a member of the group Law Enforcement against prohibition wants Wyoming to change its drug laws.
Lenny Freiling says that Wyoming spent more than 12 million dollars enforcing laws against marijuana in 2008. He says a better approach is to legalize marijuana like Colorado has. Freiling says one huge downside concerning the war on drugs is the long term impact it can have on someone who takes drugs.
Authorities are investigating after a 35-year-old man was killed in a car crash in Converse County during a high-speed chase that involved a state trooper.
Brian A. Bonomo of Cheyenne was pulled over for speeding on Wyoming Highway 59 on Saturday evening. Wyoming Highway Patrol spokesman Sgt. Stephen Townsend says the trooper smelled marijuana on Bonomo as he was handing him the ticket.