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  1. Poll shows support for cannabis in Utah; Senator begins pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    If Utah were to allow "willing physicians and willing patients" to consider cannabis treatments, it would be a "highly regulated freedom," the senator sponsoring the medical marijuana bill told his colleagues Monday. Time ran out before a vote on the Senate floor, so Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, moved to table SB259.

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  2. Senator begins his pitch for cannabis in Utah; poll shows supportRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    If Utah were to allow "willing physicians and willing patients" to consider cannabis treatments, it would be a "highly regulated freedom," the senator sponsoring the medical marijuana bill told his colleagues Monday. Time ran out before a vote on the Senate floor, so Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, moved to table SB259.

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  3. Medical marijuana debate to be continued, while new poll shows strong supportRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Deseret News

    An anticipated debate on medical marijuana fizzled in the Utah Senate on Monday when the bill sponsor's fast-talking pitch left little time for questions from his colleagues. Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, used up nearly all the allotted 30-minute debate period before asking for a vote on SB259 .

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  4. Police say thieves are stealing cards from purses while patrons eatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Deseret News

    ... for cash or using them themselves." There have been several similar incidents reported in West Jordan and Saratoga Springs. Police say they have surveillance video showing the same woman using the stolen credit cards at different locations. "This ...

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  5. (Scott Sommerdorf | The Salt Lake Tribune) Sixteen year-old Maddy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... full Senate, and the committee obliged Thursday, voting 3-2 for the bill. Sponsoring Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, said the Senate could consider his medical cannabis bill as early as Monday. Madsen, who has chronic back pain, tried medical ...

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  6. Medical Marijuana Bill Clears Committee by One VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Salt Lake City Weekly

    Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, had only had his medical marijuana bill out a few days before it's first committee hearing, and the biggest likely obstacle seemed to be the fact that he was proposing a major overhaul of Utah law in order to support an entirely new industry in the state. It would also have to carefully dance around federal law, and, on top of everything else, dealt with marijuana-a taboo substance in a state that already treats legal vices like alcohol with fear and hyper-regulation.

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  7. Senator details medical marijuana experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KSL-TV

    A Utah senate committee will debate a measure to legalize marijuana for medical use Thursday, with personal experience from a state senator. Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, detailed his trip to Colorado to try medical marijuana on KSL's Nightside Project.

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  8. Bill would expand medical marijuana use in UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KSL-TV

    ... beliefs that illicit drug use is wrong makes it hard to do. "I want to keep the law." Sen. Mark Madsen , R-Saratoga Springs, is backing SB259 , which would legalize medicinal marijuana use and production in Utah. His bill identifies at least nine ...

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  9. Lawmakers to hear bill that would expand medical marijuana use in UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Deseret News

    ... beliefs that illicit drug use is wrong makes it hard to do. "I want to keep the law." Sen. Mark Madsen , R-Saratoga Springs, is backing SB259 , which would legalize medicinal marijuana use and production in Utah. His bill identifies at least nine ...

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  10. Marijuana bill would allow growth, sale of pot for medical purposes in UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Newly released legislation would establish a network of marijuana greenhouses and medical dispensaries, all licensed by the state - the first time such a plan has been proposed in Utah. Under SB259 , sponsored by Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, businesses could register with the Utah Tax Commission and apply for licenses to grow cannabis under the supervision of the state Division of Occupational Licensing.

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  11. Pot for PainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Salt Lake City Weekly

    What a long, strange trip it's been for Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs. In February, the conservative Mormon lawmaker and grandson to the late LDS Church President Ezra Taft Benson trekked across the state line to a Denver hotel room to ingest a cannabis gummy and inhale a dose of marijuana through a vape pen.

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  12. Edward Brooke, Mia Love: The GOP's Complex Relationship With RaceRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | US News & World Report

    ... And the African-American community considered them the enemy." Now consider Love, the former mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah, elected from one of the nation's most conservative states as a tea party conservative. Her positions back it up: she hates ...

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  13. Committee approves world language requirement for Utah high school graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... ard stories of the wasted senior year and that is the case for many students," he said. Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, spoke in favor of the bill. He said students benefit from world language skills after leaving high school.

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  14. Utah Senate rejects delay to Count My Vote compromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Deseret News

    ... signature to get on the primary election ballot. "SB54 is the law. It's bad law," said Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs. He said it takes away a party's ability to put its brand on the ballot. In addition to the law's "blatant disregard for our ...

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  15. Senators douse bill banning youths from Utah smoke shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... on a 73-0 vote. "If that's the current law, wow, I don't like it," said Committee Chairman Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs. "We're criminalizing the very presence in a space, whether you're doing anything that's wrong or not." He added young ...

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  16. State dog bill advances -- barelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... better for me than a cocker spaniel, so I vote no," said Sen. Lyle Hillyard, R-Logan. Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, said, "We breed German Shepherds" and voted no. Four states have state dogs: the Alaskan Malamute in Alaska; the Catahoula ...

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  17. Family says they believe federal review of shooting will bring justice for Darrien HuntRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | WICU12 Erie

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah -- The family of a Saratoga Springs man shot and killed by police last year says they have renewed hope that justice may still be served. Darrien Hunt, 22, was shot and killed outside the Panda Express on Crossroads Boulevard and Redwood Road on September 10, 2014.

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  18. Justice Dept. Police Shooting of Man Wielding Samurai SwordRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Family Badge

    The letter from the U.S. Attorney's Office in Utah and the Justice Department's civil rights decision said federal officials, including FBI agents, are reviewing the September shooting of Darrien Hunt by two Saratoga Springs police officers. In the letter, dated Thursday, federal officials said they are seeking any additional information the family would like to provide about the case.

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  19. Justice Department reviewing Utah man's killing by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | The Arizona Republic

    ... family. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1AfuUYi Attorney Heather White, representing Saratoga Springs and two of its police officers, speaks at a news conference held in response to a civil rights lawsuit against the officers, ...

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  20. U.S. Attorney's Office to review Darrien Hunt shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Deseret News

    Susan Hunt, standing beside her defense attorney Ron Yengich, enters a not-guilty plea in court in Saratoga Springs on Friday, Jan. 23, 2014. Susan Hunt, mother of Darrien Hunt, who was shot and killed by Saratoga Springs police while carrying a sword in September, is facing misdemeanor charges stemming from a reported confrontation she had with officers from that police department in October.

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