Lack of Quorum Stalls Wyoming Tribe Medical Marijuana Vote
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Medical marijuana won’t be allowed on Wyoming’s Wind River Reservation just yet after not enough people were present to vote on the proposal.
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The Eastern Shoshone General Council lacked a quorum of 75 people to decide the issue Saturday.
The Casper Star-Tribune reports the council plans to reconvene June 12 for another vote on medical marijuana.
The reservation’s other tribe, the Northern Arapaho, voted May 8 to decriminalize medical marijuana.
The Eastern Shoshone council passed several other resolutions, which are law on the reservation.
They include allowing a new medical marijuana commission to regulate tribal-owned cultivation and extraction facilities for cannabis products.