A lawmaker says Utah could ease the burden for families participating in the state’s limited medical marijuana program by selling a cannabis extract in state liquor stores.
Under the program approved by Gov. Gary Herbert earlier this year, Utah residents with severe epilepsy are allowed to possess the low-potency extract, which some believe helps with seizures.
Utah law doesn’t allow the production or distribution of the extract oil. Instead, Utah residents must travel to Colorado or other states to get it.
State Sen. Steve Urquhart, a St. George Republican who pushed for the program, said Utah could make that easier by allowing the product to be sold within the state, possibly at liquor stores.