Governor Gary Herbert has signed a bill giving terminally ill patients a “right to try” medical marijuana.

In the latest stack of bills signed into law by the governor, he approved House Bill 195.

The bill, sponsored by Rep. Brad Daw, R-Orem, dips a toe into medical marijuana in Utah by allowing people with less than six months to live to give cannabis a try.

The governor has yet to sign a companion bill that would have the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food grow the marijuana for them. The governor’s office said it expects he would sign that bill.

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Ben Winslow ~ Fox13Now.com

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