Medical Marajuana

Utah lawmakers are scrutinizing the budget trying to find money for education.  They’ve identified about $69 million in possible cuts and the House is considering using that extra money for teacher raises.  Carolyn Murray has this:

The Utah Patients Coalition has launched its ballot initiative campaign to establish a medical cannabis program for patients in Utah. With enough signatures, the ballot could be placed on the 2018 ballot.

The proposed ballot initiative would allow patients to legally access medical cannabis with the recommendation of their doctor. In a prepared statement the Coalition says it represents a conservative approach to medical cannabis policy by prohibiting home cultivation and prohibiting smoking medical cannabis.

Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek  explore the possible benefits, as well as negative impacts, from the use of medical marijuana with Dr. David Casarett, author of, Stoned: A Doctor’s Case For Medical Marijuana.