Lawmakers update medical marijuana compromise bill that may replace Prop 2

Lawmakers update medical marijuana compromise bill that may replace Prop 2

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Days after Proposition 2 passed by a thin margin, lawmakers rewrote the bill in accordance to a promised compromise. (Photo: KUTV) Days after Proposition 2 passed by a thin margin, lawmakers rewrote the bill in accordance to a promised compromise. (Photo: KUTV) In this Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, photo, a warning label from Utopia Gardens, a medical marijuana dispensary, is shown in Detroit. Michigan and North Dakota, where voters previously authorized medical marijuana, will decide now if the drug should be legal for any adult 21 and older. They would become the 10th and 11th states to legalize so-called recreational marijuana since 2012. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) Days after Proposition 2 passed by a thin margin, lawmakers rewrote the bill in accordance to a promised compromise. (Photo: MGN) (KUTV) — Days after Proposition 2 passed by a thin margin, lawmakers rewrote the bill in accordance to a promised compromise. Utah’s medical marijuana initiative was revised Wednesday, ahead of December when the bill will become law. The latest version includes the following changes: Seven medical marijuana pharmacies will be allowed in Utah, instead of the previous number, five. 10 more licenses may be granted if a state-run central fill pharmacy is not operational by Jan. 1, 2021. Renters can’t be penalized by landlords for having a medical cannabis card. The number of state issued cannabis growing facility licenses have decreased from 15 to 10. The compromise bill states that each cannabis production establishment, medical cannabis pharmacy and state central fill medical cannabis pharmacy has to maintain the following requirements: It must have a unique identifier for each cannabis plant in order to track it until it is sold. The facility must allow the Utah Department of Health access to the cannabis facility’s inventory. In order to get a license to have […]

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