Parkites lead the push for medical cannabis

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Medical cannabis is a safe, effective way to treat all manner of illnesses and symptoms, and can be superior to pharmaceutical drugs. That's the message Erin Brown and Jessica Reade Gleim are spreading throughout their community and state.

Brown and Reade Gleim, both longtime residents of Park City, are executive board members at Drug Policy Project of Utah (DPP), a nonprofit that is advocating for medical cannabis (i.e., marijuana) in Utah.

DPP has been focused on advocating over the past year for legislation sponsored by Sen. Mark Madsen (R - Saratoga Springs) that would create a medical cannabis system in Utah under which patients suffering from a list of specific illnesses or maladies would have access to the plant to alleviate suffering. Continue reading ...