SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church came out against a medical marijuana ballot initiative in Utah on Tuesday as opposition mounts against the proposal that would allow people with certain medical conditions access to pot. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said in a statement Tuesday…

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12,000BC: Hemp was first used for paper and medicine in China 2737 BC: Cannabis referred to as a “superior” herb in the world’s first medical text, or pharmacopoeia, Shen Nung’s Pen Ts’ao, in China 1500 BC: Cannabis-smoking Scythians sweep through Europe and Asia, settling and inventing the scythe. 1400 BC:…

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Lawmakers have been trying to hammer out regulations for legalized marijuana since voters chose to go legal in 2016. Maine lawmakers cast a pivotal vote Tuesday in favor of allowing retail marijuana sales, signaling strong support for enacting a law change approved by voters that has been held up by…

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