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.
As the UPC campaign closes in on gathering the remaining signatures needed to put medical cannabis on the ballot, a new poll finds an overwhelming number of voters backing the initiative.
In another peer-reviewed study, researchers have found that states allowing cannabis for medical purposes do not see a subsequent increase in cannabis use among teenagers.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has repeatedly blamed cannabis for the crisis of opioid addiction and overdose, despite mounting scientific evidence that the opposite is true.
Robert Gehrke of The Salt Lake Tribune is taking the Utah legislature to task for attempting to derail citizen-initiated efforts like our campaign to legalize medical cannabis.
Providing further peer-reviewed scientific evidence of cannabis' medical value, a recent report indicates that older individuals see significant therapeutic benefits from the use of medical cannabis.
New research confirms that passage of medical cannabis laws contributes to significantly lower incidents of violent crime in border states. To explain this correlation, the study’s authors argue that regulating the production and sales of medical cannabis displaces illegal drug trafficking activities related to drug cartels based in Mexico.