Legislative Recap Week Three: Marijuana, Tanning and Super Tuesday

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It’s the end of week three for the Utah Legislature, and lawmakers have been busy considering bills that touch on everything from corporate tax incentives to tanning beds to medical marijuana. KUER’s Sonja Hutson and Caroline Ballard spoke in the press room of the Utah State Capitol to cover all that and more in our weekly political roundup. 

This interview has been edited for length and clarity.

Caroline Ballard: A new bill dropped this week that makes some changes to the state’s medical marijuana law — what was in it?

Sonja Hutson: Utah’s medical marijuana program is set to start on March 1, and Sen. Evan Vickers, R-Cedar City, is trying to make some changes to the law that created that program. 

The bill that he unveiled this week would expunge criminal records of people who have used marijuana…

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