Utah’s first medical marijuana dispensary opened Monday as the state begins a slow rollout of a program that will allow residents with certain health conditions to use cannabis for medicinal purposes. The online application process for people to get medical marijuana cards started on Sunday, March 1.
Advocates and conservative groups sparred over proposed changes to Utah's medical cannabis program during a tense, two-hour public hearing.
Utah’s compromise is the latest evidence of how quickly confidence in medical cannabis has reached some of America’s most conservative communities.
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he will work to oppose a ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana in the state.
Medical marijuana advocates in Utah are planning to try to get an initiative on the November 2018 ballot that would allow cannabis to be used for treatment.
Utah lawmakers announced Friday that they're scaling back their push to expand the state's very limited medical marijuana law to more uses or ailments.
Lawmakers presented outlines of measures they're planning to introduce at the next legislative session that would expand legal uses of medical marijuana.
House candidates faced off this week, and a candidate for governor is set to talk about the need for legalization after his wife pleaded guilty to possession.