Utah To Welcome Marijuana For Limited Medical Use

By Ashley Alman

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Parents of Utah children with severe epilepsy are cheering a new state law that allows them to obtain a marijuana extract they say helps with seizures, but procuring it involves navigating a thorny set of state and federal laws.

Utah’s Republican Gov. Gary Herbert has already approved the law and is holding a signing ceremony Tuesday afternoon. The new law doesn’t allow medical marijuana production in Utah but allows families meeting certain restrictions to obtain the extract from other states.

Similar legislation is pending in at least one other state, and Utah advocates hope more will follow.

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