Tag: marijuana

The secret to standing up to a conservative supermajority is on display in… Utah?

This article originally appeared in Mother Jones. Read it in its entirety here. At 4 o’clock on a Thursday afternoon, the lobby of Dragonfly Wellness is almost completely full. Clients perch expectantly on the lobby sofas, waiting to be buzzed through the locked door marked PATIENTS ONLY. This might not be an unusual scene elsewhere—medical marijuana is legal in more than 30 states—but this happens to

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All the things the Utah State Legislature did to your life this year

This article originally appeared on Fox 13. Read it in its entirety here. SALT LAKE CITY — What just happened? The Utah State Legislature just happened! Hard to believe it was 45 days ago that lawmakers opened the 2019 legislative session to protests over their plans to replace Proposition 3, the voter-approved Medicaid-expansion ballot initiative.

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Press Release: Better Utah Cautions Against Sabotaging Medical Marijuana Initiative

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 2, 2018 CONTACT: Katie Matheson | Alliance for a Better Utah katie@betterutah.org BETTER UTAH CAUTIONS AGAINST SABOTAGING MEDICAL MARIJUANA INITIATIVE Salt Lake City, UT – In light of the recent news that Utah legislators intend to undercut the Utah Patients Coalition’s medical marijuana initiative, Alliance for a Better Utah

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ABU Update – Reviewing the 2016 Utah Legislative Session

Source: KCPW The final gavel fell on the 2016 Utah State Legislative Session late last night. On today’s Better Utah Legislative Update we feature a recap of what got funded, defunded, passed and shelved on the hill this year – from Medicaid to marijuana, coal exports to water pipelines, education to air quality and beyond.

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