Do you live in Utah? Do you support medical marijuana? Would you like to see it legalized in 2018? Outstanding, here’s how you can help.
Participate in the Utah Patients Coalition (UPC) signature drive.
The UPC has officially started collecting the 113,143 signatures needed to place the Utah Medical Cannabis Act on the 2018 ballot.
On Thursday, the coalition focused their initial efforts at the Gallivan Center, located in downtown Salt Lake City. Surrounded by culinary delights, “Food Truck Thursday” provided a captive audience for supporters of the initiative to begin soliciting the necessary signatures.
Signing @utahpatients petition to get medical cannabis on 2018 ballot! They’re at Gallivan Food Truck Thursday today til 2pm pic.twitter.com/XMqceoXuxO
— LeslieMeans? (@lesliemeans) August 17, 2017
Opposed by the Utah Medical Association, the 2018 ballot initiative gathered more than 1,000 signatures during a recent Willie Nelson concert held in Salt Lake City. Though Nelson eventually cut his performance short, citing “Utah’s high-altitude,” the 84-year-old performer had enough energy to first help patients in the Beehive State before calling it a…