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The Roll-Up #2: Utah Thinks It’s Punny

Did Sen. Orrin Hatch really mean to say "in the weeds" and all that?

Senate Stunner: Orrin Hatch Passionately Defends Medical Marijuana

His new bill pushes research, and his Senate floor speech was a shocking turnabout for a longtime prohibitionist.

All the Cannabis Legalization Measures in Play Right Now

Most of this year’s cannabis-related politicking involves laying the groundwork for 2018, when at least a half-dozen medical and adult-use measures may go up for a vote.

Utah Launches Medical Cannabis Signature Drive

Medical marijuana advocates in Utah plan to launch a signature drive to put MMJ legalization on the ballot in November 2018.

Utah Initiative for Medical Cannabis Moves to Signature Drive

Coalition members say they're done waiting for lawmakers who rejected proposals to pass a broad medical cannabis law three years in a row.

Nearly 3 in 4 Utah Voters Support Medical Marijuana, Survey Finds

The Utah Patients Coalition survey found that of 402 Utah voters polled, 73% support a medical cannabis ballot initiative.

Utah Group Files 2018 Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative

Activists tired of waiting for Utah's conservative Legislature to pass a broad medical cannabis law launched an effort to ask voters to pass the law.

State of the Leaf: Sacramento Sees 500% Drop in Cannabis Arrests

State of the Leaf is Leafly’s weekly roundup of legalization news from around the nation and the world.

Utah Group Begins Push to Legalize Medical Cannabis

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.

Cannabis Legislation 2017: We’re Tracking All Legalization Bills

Is your state considering changes to its cannabis laws? It's legislature season, and we're watching all the states in play.

State of the Leaf: Oregon Weighs Cannabis Protections for Workers on Days Off

Minnesota eyes long-shot bid for legalization, Vermont lawmakers sign adult-use petition, and North Dakota advocates gear up for a fight.

State of the Leaf: Arkansas Lawmakers Aim to Gut MMJ Program

New York eyes full legalization, Maryland is drafting a constitutional amendment to legalize, and Minnesota's MMJ program is low on cash.

Utah Lawmakers Turn Timid on Medical Marijuana Plans

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.

State of the Leaf: Turkey Legalizes Cannabis Production for Medicine, Research

Alaska's cannabis industry deals with parking-lot problems, Utah warms to medical marijuana, and will the legal age for cannabis in Canada be set at 25?

Utah Republicans Laying Groundwork to Expand Medical Marijuana

Lawmakers presented outlines of measures they're planning to introduce at the next legislative session that would expand legal uses of medical marijuana.

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