Utah latest state to legalize medical pot, expand Medicaid

SALT LAKE CITY — Voters in conservative Utah have decided to join the growing number of states legalizing medical marijuana and expanding Medicaid to cover tens of thousands more low-income residents, two issues that had long stalled out with conservative state lawmakers. Utah will be on the list of more…

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Michigan becomes 10th state to legalize recreational pot; other measures pass in Missouri and Utah

By Craig Giammona and Courtney DentchBloomberg The legal U.S. cannabis market just got a little greener. In midterm elections that saw Democrats gain control of the House and reaffirmed Republican control of the Senate, more states also voted to legalize marijuana. The outcome will help expand a U.S. pot market…

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Synthetic Weed, Now Synthetic CBD: 52 People In Utah Get Sick After Using Fake CBD Products

Synthetic Weed, Now Synthetic CBD: 52 People In Utah Get Sick After Using Fake CBD Products After a wave of synthetic weed poisonings took a toll on hundreds of people around the country over the last few years, now there are cases of fake CBD making people sick. The Centers…

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New Colorado border-town marijuana dispensary concerns Utah officials

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah officials are wary after the first marijuana shop opened in the tiny town of Dinosaur, Colorado, just a few miles from the state line. Utah Highway Patrol Lt. Todd Royce reminded residents of Utah, where recreational marijuana remains illegal, that they will still be charged…

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Utah Medical Association: medical marijuana campaign “not about medicine”

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Medical Association is accusing the leaders of an effort to legalize medical marijuana in the state of misleading voters into supporting the measure. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the association says the “initiative is not about medicine.” The group says supporters have used the…

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Utah Republican convention refuses to endorse medical marijuana

Published: May 22, 2017, 11:09 am • Updated: May 22, 2017, 11:13 am By Lindsay Whitehurst, The Associated Press SANDY, Utah — The Utah Republican Party will not endorse the use of medical marijuana following a lopsided convention vote. GOP delegates rejected the proposal with a vote of 70 percent…

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Utah bill allowing universities to study medical marijuana moves forward

Published: Jan 31, 2017, 6:50 am • Updated: Jan 31, 2017, 6:50 am By The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah proposal that would allow universities to study medical marijuana has cleared its first committee meeting. Members of a House health and human services committee voted unanimously Monday…

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