According to the latest data released by the Lt. Gov.’s office, the Utah Medical Cannabis Act has now achieved a sufficient number of signatures in enough districts to be officially certified for the November ballot.
Patients, advocates, and volunteers will host news conference to launch the signature drive in downtown Salt Lake City.
Utah Patients Coalition Approved to Begin Collecting Signatures for 2018 Medical Cannabis Initiative
Utah Patients Coalition has received approval from Lt. Governor Spencer Cox to begin gathering signatures to qualify for the November 2018 ballot.
A February poll of 402 Utahns found that 73% of voters support a medical cannabis ballot initiative, with only 20% opposed and 7% undecided.
Patients and advocates will file ballot initiative language with the lieutenant governor later today; the ballot initiative will establish a medical cannabis program for patients in Utah.
Utah Patients and Advocates to Launch 2018 Medical Cannabis Initiative Campaign on Monday at 10 a.m. MT
The Utah Patients Coalition will hold a news conference in the presentation room of the State Capitol before filing the proposed initiative with the lieutenant governor, thereby beginning the process of placing it on the 2018 ballot.