Proponents and opponents weigh in on Utah’s medical marijuana initiative

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In Focus: Prop 2 Debate Part 1

SALT LAKE CITY (News4Utah)- Medical cannabis is a topic that everyone has an opinion about.

Thursday on News4Utah, we showed both sided in debate behind Proposition 2, the initiative designed to legalize medical marijuana.

Gayle Ruzicka, a member of Drug Safe Utah, and DJ Schanz with the Utah Patients Coalition joined us in studio for a live debate.

Utah Patients Coalition is leading the campaign in support of the measure. Drug Safe Utah is leading the campaign in opposition to the measure.

To see the Utah Patients Coalition’s (Schanz) take on Prop 2 click here.

For the Drug Safe Utah side of things (Ruzicka) click here .

For more on both sides of the issue click here.

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