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A Look at Six States That Could Pass Marijuana Initiatives This Year

By Phillip Smith, StoptheDrugWar.org While marijuana reform efforts continue at an excruciatingly slow pace in state legislatures — Vermont became the first state to free the weed at the statehouse just last month — the initiative and referendum process continues to serve as a direct popular vote alternative to the crap shoot that is trying …

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Utah Senate Approves Measure to Legalize Medical Cannabis

Utah’s full Senate has given approval to a proposal to legalize medical cannabis. The measure, filed by Republican State Senator Mark Madsen, was approved with a 16 to 13 vote. Senate Bill 259 would allow those with debilitating conditions such as HIV/AIDS and epilepsy to possess and use cannabis-infused products such as edibles, lotions, oils …

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Utah Senate Committee Votes to Legalize Medical Cannabis

Legislation to legalize the possession, use and state-licensed distribution of medical cannabis has been approved by Utah’s Senate Judiciary Committee with a 3 to 2 vote. Senate Bill 259, filed by Republican Senator Mark Madsen from Saratoga Springs, would allow those with debilitating conditions – including HIV/AIDS, cancer and epilepsy – to possess and use …

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