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Watch Live: Senate debates medical marijuana SB 73 after voting to pass SB 89

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Posted at 10:25 AM, Feb 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-22 18:07:31-05

SALT LAKE CITY – The Senate has voted to pass Senate Bill 89 which would allow for limited medical marijuana use in Utah by a margin of 18 to 8 Monday.

SB 89 will now head to the House for consideration.

The Senate is debating SB 73 Monday afternoon.

Sponsored by Sen. Mark Madsen (R-Saratoga Springs), it would allow for expanded medical marijuana use to treat ailments.

Officials said a vote is possible Monday.