Status: In Wyoming, it is legal for medically qualified individuals to possess CBD oil, but there are no methods provided for obtaining CBD oil in Wyoming. All other use or possession of marijuana is illegal.
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Wyoming CBD Program Guidelines
HB 32 provides:
- CBD oil with less than 3% THC can be derived from cannabis or hemp
- participants must have a “Hemp extract registration card”
- must be prescribed by a neurologist
- only for intractable epilepsy that is non responsive to other drugs
- can be prescribed to minors
To receive a registration card:
- must be 18
- resident of Wyoming
- provide a statement to the issuing department, signed by the neurologist, stating requirements have been met
- pay registration fee
- submit an application with address, photo ID
- above applies to guardian of a minor, if applicable
Those patients and guardian of minor patients in possession of prescribed amt of CBD oil that meets requirements above are exempt from prosecution.
The History of Wyoming Marijuana
Wyoming has tried recently to introduce multiple bills that would decriminalize or reduce penalties for marijuana possession (HB 197) but those attempts have failed in passage. Attempts to expand the state’s cannabis oil program (HB 265, HB 81, HB 247) have also failed.
In 2015, Wyoming passed HB 32, which legalized the use of CBD oil in exceptionally limited circumstances, essentially intractable epilepsy (defined as epilepsy that “does not respond to other treatment options”