The medical cannabis board seemed to ignore suggestions of favoritism, renewing eight licenses with little public discussion.
The two US companies were awarded licenses in Utah, where medical cannabis sales are set to go live in March.
“It was all a sham,” a founder of The People’s Right, told Cannabis Wire, of the the legislative override of the Prop 2 ballot initiative
A medical cannabis patient advocacy group in the state says it will file a lawsuit.
Lawmakers could undo Prop 2 — and threat of litigation looms.
On Election Day, three of four cannabis voter measures passed. And dozens of congressional, gubernatorial, and local results have implications for the future of cannabis in the US.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints had kept a low profile on Prop. 2, but its opposition now could sway the faithful away from medical cannabis.