Despite FDA warnings, some Utah medical cannabis products contain Delta-8 on Behind the Headlines

Oct 15, 2021

Mitch Butterfield is a cannabis patient who had a bad experience with Delta-8, at his home in Smithfield. Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021.
Credit Rick Egan / The Salt Lake Tribune

Medical cannabis pharmacies in Utah sell products containing Delta-8 THC, despite FDA warnings of serious health risks. The Utah Inland Port Authority creates a new entity to issue bonds — over objections from two of its own board members. Southwest Utah sees a surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths as vaccination rates remain low. And the names of hundreds of Utahns, including some police officers and public officials, are disclosed in a leak of apparent membership rolls of the anti-government Oath Keepers militia.  

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