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Utah: Medical Access Initiative Certified For 2018 Ballot

State regulators today certified a voter-initiated medical cannabis access measure for the 2018 ballot. Officials announced that proponents gathered nearly 154,000 validated initiative signatures from registered voters — far exceeding the total necessary to place the measure before a statewide vote. The Utah Medical Cannabis Act permits qualified patients to obtain either herbal cannabis or … Continue reading »

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Utah: Proponents Of 2018 Medical Cannabis Ballot Measure Achieve Signature Milestone

Proponents of a proposed 2018 medicalization initiative have gathered an estimated 160,000 signatures and appear poised to place the measure on the November ballot. Last week, a representative from the Lt. Governor’s Office said that officials have already validated 117,000 signatures from registered voters — more than than the 113,000 necessary to qualify for the … Continue reading »

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Utah: Lawmakers Enact CBD-Exemption Measure

Lawmakers approved legislation, House Bill 105, exempting state-qualified patients from criminal prosecution if they possess a cannabis extract that contains more than 15 percent CBD and no more than 0.3 percent THC. Only patients diagnosed with intractable epilepsy and possessing a recommendation from a neurologist are allowed to obtain high CBD-extracts under the program. The … Continue reading »

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Utah: Lawmakers Adjourn Without Moving Medical Marijuana Plans

Lawmakers have adjourned for 2016 without taking action to expand medical cannabis access to seriously ill patients. Members of the House Health and Human Services Committee voted 8-4 on Monday, March 7, against the passage of Senate Bill 73, the Medical Cannabis Act, which sought to permit for the production and possession of non-herbal formulations … Continue reading »

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