An FAQ from Connor Boyack, Treasurer of the Utah Patients Coalition and longtime advocate for medical cannabis in Utah.
Utah Patients Coalition is leading a 2018 ballot initiative campaign to establish a medical cannabis program for sick and suffering Utahns.
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Parents of Holden Cromar, an 11-year-old boy with a traumatic seizure disorder, recently explained to reporters that they face an “impossible choice.” They can stay in Utah — the home they know and love — while they watch Holden suffer from agonizing seizures. Or, they can move to Colorado, where they can access effective cannabis treatments that drastically improve his condition.
A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) indicates that at least 52 Utahns from October 2017 through January 2018 experienced severe sickness as a result of ingesting a product claiming to contain cannabidiol (CBD), a nonpsychoactive compound produced by the cannabis plant.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently published a list of perceived “legal issues” regarding the Utah Medical Cannabis Act. Written by Kirton McConkie, a law firm hired by the LDS Church, the piece contains more fictions than facts.
Drug Safe Utah, the group opposing the Utah Medical Cannabis Act, is coming under increasing scrutiny for their unethical — and possibly illegal — attempts to keep Utahns from having the opportunity to vote on medical cannabis this November.