Bizarre, poignant, and fitting: How apropos would it be if senators from one of the reddest states in the U.S. were the ones that actually cattle prodded Congress into modifying marijuana’s status within the Controlled Substance Act? While a seemingly far-fetched idea for some in the Beehive State, if passed, Utah’s Senate Concurrent Resolution 11 would do just that.
Utah’s Concurrent Resolution Urging the Rescheduling of Marijuana
First proposed by Sen. Brian Shiozawa (R-SL), S.C.R. 11 flew through Utah’s Senate Health and Human Services Committee Tuesday morning unopposed, according to KUTV.com. Now headed for the Senate floor for further consideration, the passage of S. C. R. 11 would permit broader research at facilities like the Huntsman Cancer Institute and the University of Utah.
Read more about the Utah Concurrent Resolution Urging the Rescheduling of Marijuanahere.