Cannabis News Box

Utah House of Representatives approves “hijacked” medical cannabis bill

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 9, 2020

A ballot measure titled "Utah Proposition Number 2" – A.K.A. the "Utah Medical Cannabis Act" – passed in 2018. This ultimately led to the rollout of Utah's medical cannabis market. However, the rollout was not without its speed bumps; it has taken over a year for the first dispensary to open its do...

The competition is heating up as more than 130 apply to operate 14 of Utah’s medical cannabis ‘pharmacies’

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 30, 2019

It looks as though hundreds of budding “cannapreneurs” in Utah will soon be going head-to-head in an attempt to score one of just 14 available dispensary licenses. According to data released by the state, over 130 hopefuls have submitted applications to the Utah Department of Health. At the c...

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