Category Archives: Utah medical marijuana

Compromise reached on establishing medical marijuana program in Utah

Medical marijuana appears headed for Utah after a grand compromise was hammered out by parties involved in the contentious debate over MMJ. A medical cannabis legalization initiative still will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot in Utah. But backers, lawmakers and opponents have agreed on a more restricted measure to be enacted by legislators after […]

Utah governor seeks medical cannabis program that’s stricter than ballot measure

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said he wants legislators to take action on medical marijuana and backed a much more restrictive program than the legalization initiative that’s on the state’s November ballot. According to the Deseret News, Herbert told reporters he would vote against the ballot initiative and instead use his “bully pulpit” to push a […]