Colo. pot decrinalization raises concerns for Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) _ Law enforcement officers in Wyoming say they have no plans to slacken their enforcement of the state's marijuana laws if Colorado votes next week to decriminalize pot.

The Colorado ballot measure stands a shot of passing. Polls show more people in favor of the measure than against it.

Approval of the state constitutional amendment would allow people in Wyoming to travel to Colorado and legally buy up to an ounce of marijuana there.

The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports ( ) that bringing that pot back to Wyoming would be another matter. Cheyenne Police Chief Brian Kozak says anybody who tried doing that would be arrested and taken to jail under Wyoming law.

Kozak says he's concerned that easier access to marijuana could result in more impaired drivers on Cheyenne's streets.

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