Utah Lawmakers Will Decide Monday Whether to Replace Prop 2 With a Different Medical Cannabis Measure
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Utah Lawmakers Will Decide Monday Whether to Replace Prop 2 With a Different Medical Cannabis Measure

Lawmakers will decide whether to overwrite the ballot initiative by passing the medical cannabis legislation.

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December 3, 2018
Salt Lake Tribune

Gov. Gary Herbert has called the Utah Legislature into session Monday to take up a medical cannabis bill that could replace Proposition 2.

Herbert’s announcement came shortly after noon Friday and listed several issues that lawmakers would be considering.

First and foremost, legislators will vote on the Utah Medical Cannabis Act, a bill that officials, Prop 2 opponents and medical marijuana advocates crafted in recent months and pitched as a compromise. On Monday, lawmakers will decide whether to overwrite the ballot initiative by passing the medical cannabis legislation.

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