Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill Introduced in Utah

Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill Introduced in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Utah lawmakers will debate legislation in the 2016 legislative session to expand the use and distribution of medicinal cannabis products.

Under a 2014 law, qualifying patients are permitted to possess cannabis extracts that contain more than 15 percent CBD and no more than 0.3 percent THC. However, the law provides no legal supply source for these products and, as a result, it has largely failed to meet the needs of patients.

Senate Bill 73, the Medical Cannabis Act, sponsored by Sen. Mark Madsen, seeks to amend state…

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