Activists who say they are tired of waiting for Utah’s conservative Legislature to pass a broad medical marijuana law launched an effort Monday to ask voters next year to pass the law.
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WASHINGTON, June 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Americans for Safe Access (ASA) presented a briefing on the Compassionate Access, Research Expansion, and Respect States (CARERS) Act (S. 683/H.R. 1538) with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.
In a more minor part of legislative debates on medical marijuana, the [Utah] Senate passed SCR11 on Tuesday calling for Congress to reclassify marijuana to allow more research into its possible medical uses.
The first of two competing medical marijuana bills passed the Utah State Senate on Monday morning. Senate Bill 89, sponsored by Sen. Evan Vickers, R-Cedar City, was passed by an 18-8 vote, and will now move on to the Utah House of Representatives.
On Feb. 5, 2016, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a statement to the Salt Lake Tribune, officially opposing SB 73, a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in the state.
Senate Bill 259, a bill aimed at legalizing medical marijuana in the state of Utah, has been narrowly defeated in the state Senate.
One state senator has introduced a new bill that would greatly expand Utah’s limited medical marijuana program.