Soapbox: Cannabis initiative mischaracterized by Utah lawmaker

Breaking news: cannabis advocate and Truce member asks why legislators don’t have to be truthful, when the law demands it of cannabis supporters. #UTpol #UTleg #ShameOnBrad #HopeNotRope #BadBills #PantsOnFire #Truce #UPC #UtahPatientsCoalition #UtahNext  ...

Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne touts benefits of medicinal cannabis

Breaking today…! Brief excerpts: “Count Patrick Byrne among those rooting for cannabis to be legalized for medicinal use by Utah voters at the ballot box later this year. The Overstock.com founder and three-time cancer survivor says he has medicated with...

Utah cannabis bills not worthy of support, advocacy group says

Breaking in today’s Deseret News: TRUCE has released an analysis of bills authored by Rep. Brad Daw (R-Orem) and co-sponsored by Sen. Evan Vickers (R-D28) which Utah can do without. In particular without HB195 and HB197. You can read that detailed report here:...

Utah opioid bills take aim at access, doctor education

When will they ever learn….?? (Opioid Policy, Part One: Utah) There are number of bills in the 2018 Utah legislative hopper dealing with the opioid crisis. Given the legislature’s track record in the area of social policy around drugs, it’s not...