Here’s a look at the news for March 21.
Huntsman sees formal meeting for Trump, Putin
Jon Huntsman Jr., U.S. ambassador to Russia, said in an interview with radio station Echo of Moscow on Wednesday that he sees President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin nearing a face-to-face meeting, according to the Deseret News.
Huntsman, who served as Utah governor, said the U.S. and Russia’s relationship is at a “low point.”
However, Huntsman admitted Trump and Putin have had successful informal meetings.
“We have to take the steps that build the trust and create a framework of problem-solving that results in enough success where the people in Russia and the people in the United States can say, ‘OK I understand why they’re having a formal meeting. They’ve done enough together, they’ve built enough trust. They’ve had enough in the way of success in Syria and Ukraine, (North Korea),'” Huntsman said.
Gov. Herbert signs medical marijuana bill
Gov. Gary Herbert signed a bill on Wednesday that will give terminally ill patients access to certain forms of medical cannabis, according to the Deseret News.
The new law allows patients to receive a recommendation from a doctor for marijuana “to be given to any patient who has been diagnosed as having”