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Medical cannabis advocates cleared to collect initiative signatures

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KSL.com - Efforts to put a medical cannabis initiative on the voting ballot reached a new milestone Thursday when Lt. Governor Spencer Cox granted approval to the Utah Patients Coalition to begin gathering petition signatures.

"Now the real work begins," said DJ Schanz, co-director of the organization's campaign.

Under Utah law, the coalition was required to hold at least seven public hearings in different regions around the state before it could print petitions and begin collecting signatures. Schanz said 10 total meetings were held in Salt Lake City, St. George, Lehi, Brigham City, Park City, Nephi, Moab and Duchesne late last month.

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