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...

Influx of applicants expected as Utah launches medical cannabis dispensary licensing round

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 18, 2019

“Dozens of interested applicants” are hoping that they will become one of the first medical cannabis dispensary owners in Utah to begin ushering in customers next year. This is according to the director of the Utah Department of Health’s Center for Medical Cannabis, Rich Oborn.  Utah's medical cannabis pr...

Utah’s medical cannabis program