Cannabis Extract Bill May Run Into Constitutional Problems

The New York State Department of Health released the final regulations for New York’s medical marijuana program.

UTAH:  It’s hard enough to get conservative Utah legislators to vote for any bill that may be connected with marijuana or hemp. But put on a negative constitutional note, and the challenge becomes greater. Rep. Gage Froerer, R-Huntsville, has HB105, a bill that would allow Utahns to purchase a liquid extract of hemp, a grass product Read the full article…

Bill Would OK Use Of Cannabis Supplements In Utah

Hemp fiber has traditionally been used in rope and textiles. Today hemp oil and seeds are found in beauty and food products such as those pictured here and purchased from Utah retailers.

UTAH: Makers of “hemp supplements” would be free to ship to Utah buyers their extracts, oils and pills — at least, the kind that can’t get people high — under soon-to-be-released legislation. Hemp, marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin used to make rope, lotions, textiles and food products, is already freely available (with no restrictions or age limits) at Read the full article…

Bill Would OK Use Of Cannabis Supplements In Utah

Hemp fiber has traditionally been used in rope and textiles. Today hemp oil and seeds are found in beauty and food products such as those pictured here and purchased from Utah retailers.

UTAH: Makers of “hemp supplements” would be free to ship to Utah buyers their extracts, oils and pills — at least, the kind that can’t get people high — under soon-to-be-released legislation. Hemp, marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin used to make rope, lotions, textiles and food products, is already freely available (with no restrictions or age limits) at Read the full article…

Perspectives: Reconsidering medical marijuana laws

A Chicago company called PM Rx is suing the Department of Agriculture, claiming the agency broke its own rules when awarding marijuana cultivation permits.

UTAH: They certainly don’t fit the pro-marijuana stereotype. They’re not tie-dye wearing, Frisbee throwing, long-haired potheads by any stretch. But a growing number of Utah residents dealing with cancer are putting a new face on the debate over medical marijuana.

Perspectives: Reconsidering medical marijuana laws

UTAH: They certainly don’t fit the pro-marijuana stereotype. They’re not tie-dye wearing, Frisbee throwing, long-haired potheads by any stretch. But a growing number of Utah residents dealing with cancer are putting a new face on the debate over medical marijuana.

Poll: Utahns support legalization of medical marijuana

57 percent of Utahns oppose legalizing marijuana for personal use but 61 percent support allowing individuals to use marijuana if their doctor has prescribed it.

UTAH: A new poll of registered voters has found that Utahns are opposed to the legalization of marijuana for recreational use but are supportive of allowing the use of cannabis for medical situations.