Tag: Utah

Compromise Announced to Legalize Medical Cannabis in Utah

State leaders, medical experts, clergy and others gathered on Utah’s Capitol Hill in Salt Lake City on Thursday to announce a compromise to Proposition 2, which would legalize distribution of medical cannabis in Utah. Opponents believe the proposition does not strike the proper balance in ensuring safe and reasonable access for patients while also protecting

Opponents of medical marijuana drop lawsuit in Utah

Utah voters in November will decide whether to legalize medical marijuana. Opponents recently dropped a lawsuit against the ballot measure, clearing the way for the vote. Taylor Anderson, a government reporter for the Salt Lake Tribune discusses the fight on CBSN. source

Marijuana Laws in Utah

Utah is situated between two states that treat marijuana possession very differently. On the western border of the Beehive State is Nevada, where Nevada Medical Marijuana Program (NMMP) cardholders may legally possess 2 ounces of usable marijuana in any one 14 day period. To the east is Colorado, which in 2014 became the first state

Marijuana Laws in Utah Regarding Medicinal Use

Marijuana laws throughout the country are being reformed, and some states have even voted to allow the use of cannabis for medical reasons. In Utah, marijuana laws have become even more complex as the state continues to outlaw the drug, but makes certain exceptions for its partial use. Currently in Utah, parents of children who