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Supports legalized medical marijuana; it has helped so many

[Citing a Facebook posting from SLTRIB.COM]: "Poll: 3 in 4 Utahns support legalizing medical marijuana Utahns continue to show broad support for a proposed 2018 ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana in the state."

Jenny Wilson for Senate Facebook response: "With so many Utahns helped by legalized medical marijuana, I support this initiative."

Source: Facebook posting on 2018 Utah Senate race , Jan 24, 2018

More funding for opioid treatment for victims

Wilson charged that both President Trump and Senator Orrin Hatch continue to stall on the opioid crisis. "Every community in Utah is suffering," Wilson said. "The time for talk is over. Where is their plan? Where is the funding? We need a plan and we need funding now."

Wilson, who serves on the Utah Attorney General's Opioid Task Force, has been a strong supporter of prioritizing funding and expanding treatment. Recently she voted in favor of expanding jail beds in Salt Lake County so that dealers can be put behind bars and victims can be taken to treatment.

"These are our friends, neighbors, and family members who are affected by this crisis and it is getting worse, not better. That's why I will continue to lead where Washington has failed by prioritizing funding during the upcoming County budget sessions," said Wilson. "A broken federal government is leaving us to pick up the pieces locally," said Wilson.

Source: 2018 Utah Senate campaign website WilsonForSenate.com , Aug 10, 2017

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