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Cowley: Pass Meaningful Marijuana Legislation

By Elle Cowley, Multimedia Managing Editor March 4, 2023

  The Utah State Legislature made medical marijuana legal in Dec. 2018. Every year since then, the legislature has done nothing but tweak the already existing laws each session. As of Nov. 2022,...

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Barney: Let Utahns Do Psychedelics

By Sebastian Barney, Opinion Writer March 3, 2023

  The War on Drugs had serious repercussions — its failure caused an increase in crime and human rights abuses all over the world, particularly in low income areas. Beyond that, it has fundamentally...

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Buening: Psychedelic Research Can Dismantle Stigmas Around Drug Usage

By Sarah Buening, Assistant Opinion Editor April 7, 2022

  States such as California and Colorado have made strides to legalize substances like marijuana for recreational and medicinal purposes. But in Utah, we lag behind because of our long, complicated...

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Buening & Cushman: We Need to Start Supporting Prisoners

By Sarah Buening and KC Ellen Cushman August 25, 2021

  Following reforms that allowed D.C. inmates to vote, D.C. elected its first incarcerated official, Joel Castón. Castón has been incarcerated for 26 years for killing a man as a teen, but now...

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Alexander: USADA Should Revisit Its Stance on Marijuana

By CJ Alexander, Special Projects Managing Editor July 21, 2021

  At this point, Sha’Carri Richardson should be a household name. The incredibly talented track star was destined to win gold in the women’s 100-meter dash at this year’s Tokyo Olympics....

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