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Gehrke Despite some legitimate gripes, there are some things to like about Utah’s medical marijuana law

Dec 05, 2018 - The Salt Lake Tribune

There were a lot of scowls in the House gallery Monday from supporters of Utah’s medical marijuana initiative, many of whom had committed countless hours over several years and were elated on election night when Proposition 2 passed — only to have it seemingly jerked away when the state Legislature quickly passed a replacement bill.

The anger and frustration are understandable. It was a bait-and-switch, the same old story of legislators and power brokers ignoring the will of the people...