Poll shows support for cannabis in Utah; Senator begins pitch - Salt Lake Tribune

Posted by · March 02, 2015 6:57 PM

The Salt Lake Tribune

" If Utah were to allow "willing physicians and willing patients" to consider cannabis treatments, it would be a "highly regulated freedom," the senator sponsoring the medical marijuana bill told his colleagues Monday.

Time ran out before a vote on the Senate floor, so Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, moved to table SB259. It likely will be back before the Senate on Tuesday.

Medical marijuana would be available only to those suffering from diseases listed in his bill, such as cancer, epilepsy and Crohn's disease, and it would be processed into tinctures, oils or edibles like candies, Madsen said. "

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