SOME FACTS ABOUT CANNABIS LAWS IN UTAH
- October 30, 2018
Since the start of the marijuana debate, we Americans have witnessed some significant changes in the mainframe of our country. As of now, more than thirty states have allowed medicinal uses for the little green plant, while eight states (including California, Colorado, and Washington) have fully legalized recreational use of cannabis. As more states begin to sway to the pro-marijuana movement, one particular state has made an interesting case. Recently, Utah has announced its plans for medical marijuana through the development of Proposition 2. Even the Mormon Church has shown its support for this motion, even if it has criticized certain portions of the proposed law. However, how does the Beehive State currently regulate the little herb? Let’s take a closer look at some facts about cannabis laws in Utah.
Overall, Utah is one of the most unique states in our beautiful country, mostly due to its variety of gorgeous landscapes that seamlessly blend together. Dotted by beautiful snow-capped peaks and gorgeous forests, the state also boasts incredibly beautiful sandstone deserts to the south, making it a wonder of the American West. Nature-enthusiasts will enjoy the endless hiking trails and nature preserves, while thrill-seekers heart-pounding sports like skiing or snowboarding. Fans of road racing and hot rods will be drawn to the legendary Bonneville Salt Flats, the site of many world records in speed. Likewise, people who crave urban nightlife will enjoy the skyline of Salt Lake City and its variety of clubs.
For a while, Utah was infamous for its tight regulations on marijuana. However, in recent years, lawmakers’ perspectives have started to shift toward the pro-cannabis view. Recently, Governor Gary Herbert created a piece of legislation that will allow local farmers to grow marijuana for research and development in laboratories and to provide the drug to terminal patients. Furthermore, this year, Proposition 2 will be placed on the Utah ballot and will possibly transform the landscape of medical cannabis in the Beehive State, for good.
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