This week in Mormon Land: Church opposes Arizona marijuana measure; Utah bishopric rocks out; Black milestone is remembered.Posted by On

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(Richard Vogel | AP file photo) This Monday, May 20, 2019, file photo, shows a marijuana leaf on a plant at a cannabis grow in Gardena, Calif. This fall, Arizona voters will decide whether to legalize recreation marijuana use.

Now Arizona voters are considering a proposal that would legalize recreational marijuana use.

That’s a nonstarter for the Utah-based faith.

“The church strongly opposes Arizona Proposition 207, the Marijuana Legalization Initiative,” area Seventy C. Dale Willis Jr. writes in The Arizona Republic. “…The church’s support for that specific medical marijuana proposition [in Utah] should not be misconstrued as a halfway step to eventually…

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