A new survey performed by Utahpolicy.com indicates a supermajority of “political insiders” back the legalization of medical marijuana in the Beehive State.
Cultivating Support for Medicinal Cannabis
Utah’s newest gauge of opinion shows growing support for legalizing medicinal cannabis among the state’s Mormon majority, the GOP, its Democratic constituency, and the public at large – with 89 percent of participants rejecting a call for further studies.
LDS Church on Medical Marijuana
Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) have strenuously protested the legalization of medical marijuana in Utah, specifically objecting to the 2018 citizen-backed initiative that is now gathering the necessary signatures to place the measure on the November ballot.
Many Utahns fear the LDS Church could sway the opinion of Utah’s voters. Recently, leaders within the LDS Church announced their support for legislation to allow for medical marijuana research, but when it comes to legalizing the use of the medicinal herb, church…