Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday he opposes a pair of ballot initiatives dealing with medical marijuana and Medicaid expansion and is supportive of the Count My Vote and Better Boundaries initiatives that will be on the November ballot.
A $740,000 grant will allow researchers at the University of Utah to begin studying the effects of cannabis on healthy adult brains. The findings are expected to help understand potential benefits of the substance.
Utah Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee vote against a bill that the Senate Judiciary Committee approved Thursday that would shield special counsel Robert Mueller from any attempt by President Donald Trump to fire him.