IMPORTANT NOTICE: Patients must have a medical cannabis card issued by the Utah Department of Health (UDOH) in order to purchase product in a medical cannabis pharmacy in Utah. Medical Cannabis Cards will be emailed to the medical patients after the application process.
MEDICAL CANNABIS CARD APPLICATION PROCESS
Utah Department of Health (UDOH) will begin accepting applications for medical cannabis patient cards online on Sunday, March 1 at 9 a.m. MST.
Here are steps patients can take to ensure a quick and easy initial application process.
- Make an appointment with Dr. Corey Anden.
- To purchase medical cannabis from a medical cannabis pharmacy in Utah, a patient must have a face-to-face visit by a medical provider who is registered by the UDOH to recommend medical cannabis.
- Medical providers registered by the UDOH to recommend medical cannabis in Utah are known as qualified medical providers (QMPs).
- Apply online for a medical cannabis card on or after Sunday, March 1, 2020
Beginning Sunday, March 1, at 9 a.m. MST, a patient may go online in the electronic verification system (EVS) and begin the medical cannabis card application process.
- Medical cannabis patient pays $15 for their Utah Medical Cannabis Card.
- Our team goes online and issues a recommendation
Once a you have completed your application online, someone from our office will log in to EVS and complete the application process.
- UDOH reviews and approves medical cannabis card application
UDOH will review the patient’s medical cannabis card application and confirm whether all requirements have been met. For adult patients ages 21 and older with a qualifying condition, the application review process can take up to 15 days. For medical patients younger than age 21, the application review process will be completed within 90 days, as these applications must be reviewed by the Compassionate Use Board.
- Patient receives email from UDOH with medical cannabis card
If all requirements have been met, UDOH will issue the card and email the patient a copy of their medical cannabis card. The patient can then save the medical cannabis card on their smartphone or print it out.
- Patient purchases medical cannabis from a medical cannabis pharmacy on or after Monday, March 2, 2020
- Please note that there may be only one or two pharmacies open in March 2020. At least 8 pharmacies plan to open by June 30, 2020 and an additional 6 plan to open on or after July 1, 2020.
Utah Permitted Medicinal Dosage Forms:
All approved medicinal cannabis forms must be in a Labeled and Bar coded Container.
All forms must be measured in grams, milligrams, or milliliters.
You are allowed to posses up to:
113 Grams of dry cannabis flower (4 ounces)
20 Grams of concentrated cannabis (cartridges, edibles, topical, tincture, etc…)
- A tablet / A capsule
- A concentrated oil (Vaping Cartridge)
- A liquid suspension
- A topical preparation (Cream / Lotion)
- A trans-dermal preparation (Patch)
- A sublingual preparation (Tincture)
- A gelatinous cube/rectangular cube (Gummies)
- For unprocessed cannabis flower (Green Marijuana Bud)
- Wax or Resin (Shatter, Crumble, Rosin)