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Mormon church backs deal to legalize medical marijuana in Utah

The Mormon church joined lawmakers, the governor and advocates to back a deal Thursday that would legalize medical marijuana in conservative Utah after months of fierce debate.

Increased use of pot by pregnant women spurs Nevada campaign

The state of Nevada is preparing a public information campaign to address the increasing use of marijuana by pregnant women and highlight the potential harm the drug can do to a fetus.

Cooking with cannabis: Essence Vegas invites chefs, chocolatiers to share tips in Welllness workshop

With medical marijuana dispensaries opening throughout Clark County, Essence Vegas is hosting Wellness Wednesdays to educate patient card holders about a number of topics. In its biweekly workshop on June 15, chefs talked about edible products, explaining how to cook cannabis, properly measure baked goods so they have an even dose and what goes into infusing butter with cannabis.

Veterans say marijuana helps ease PTSD, pain

Veterans recently joined a tour of a local dispensary and testing lab to tell their stories of how medical marijuana has improved their lives since they left the military.

Colorado may raise pot limits for tourists

Colorado’s tourists would be able to buy as much marijuana as residents, if a bill moving through the state Legislature passes.

State’s high court delays marijuana advice for lawyers

Members of the Nevada Supreme Court on Tuesday asked for more time before deciding on a request from the State Bar to provide legal protections for lawyers who advise clients on medical marijuana issues.