Mormon Church Backs Plan to Legalize Cannabis in Utah This Year

After voicing their support for medical marijuana in September, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (the Mormon Church) has finally reached a deal with state lawmakers to introduce a bill to legalize medical cannabis in Utah.

The agreed-upon bill, which will be introduced after the state holds its midterm elections on November 6, offers a slightly different set of rules from those which are outlined in a ballot measure that will go before voters on election day.

The ballot…

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