Utah Patients Coalition

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Utah Patients Coalition


Utah Patients Coalition

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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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FAQ on the LDS Church's stance on Prop 2

Published on 08/28/2018

An FAQ from Connor Boyack, Treasurer of the Utah Patients Coalition and longtime advocate for medical cannabis in Utah.

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Without medical cannabis in Utah, this family faces an “impossible choice”

Published on 08/16/2018

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.

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Dozens of Utahns poisoned by fake cannabis oil

Published on 06/24/2018

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.

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Libertas Institute debunks the LDS Church’s medical cannabis memo

Published on 05/16/2018

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.

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Opponents of medical cannabis resort to desperate tactics

Published on 05/16/2018

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.

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