If you have any questions regarding the qualification process for a Medical Cannabis card, please give us a call or text.  We are here to help! (435-485-7887)

1. The following health conditions are qualifying conditions in Utah for a medical cannabis card.  Please call us if you are unsure whether these conditions apply to you.

Utah Qualifying Health Conditions are as follows:

  • Alzheimer’s disease

  • pain lasting longer than two weeks that is not adequately managed, in the qualified medical provider’s opinion, despite treatment attempts using conventional medications other than opioids or opiates or physical interventions.

  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

  • persistent nausea that is not significantly responsive to traditional treatment, except for nausea related to pregnancy.​

  • Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis

  • epilepsy or debilitating seizures*

  • multiple sclerosis or persistent and debilitating muscle spasms

  • post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that is being treated and monitored by a licensed health therapist, and that:

    • has been diagnosed by a healthcare provider by the Veterans Administration and documented in the patient’s record; or

    • has been diagnosed or confirmed by evaluation from a psychiatrist, doctorate psychologist, a doctorate licensed clinical social worker, or a psychiatric APRN

    • Please Note: The key medical record requirement with PTSD is a letter from your current therapist (Actively participating in therapy is a requirement due to data showing improved outcomes) stating that you have PTSD or symptoms of PTSD.

  • autism*

  • a terminal illness when the patient’s life expectancy is less than six months

  • HIV or acquired immune deficiency syndrome

  • a condition resulting in the individual receiving hospice care

  • cancer

  • cachexia

  • a rare condition or disease that affects less than 200,000 individuals in the U.S., as defined in federal law, and that is not adequately managed despite treatment attempts using conventional medications (other than opioids or opiates) or physical interventions

  • a condition that the Compassionate Use Board approves (once established) on a case-by-case basis 

                           

  Make an Appointment

2. You must be 18 or older to schedule.  (for pediatric patients, we recommend you seek a Pediatric Qualified Medical Prescriber)  To schedule an initial appointment online under the consultation tab, select the Medical Cannabis Initial Consultation tab.  You will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours, including the links you need to begin your application for a Utah medical cannabis card.

3. Read our confirmation email completely! It includes everything you need to apply for a Utah Medical Cannabis card. Complete an intake form via our easy patient portal. List all current prescriptions for your medical marijuana pharmacist, as well as any previous injuries, diagnoses, or symptoms you are currently experiencing.

4. Create a Utah.gov login ID. Then login to apply for a medical cannabis card. If you need help with the steps, please consult the patient guide.

​5. Gather your health records that document any diagnoses, injuries, or treatments of the qualified conditions, including list of medications you have tried in the past. Medical records are NOT a requirement in some cases but should be presented whenever practical to assist us in understanding your health conditions.

                                 Next, Your Initial Visit

6. Your initial visit will be in-person at our Pleasant Grove office.  Within 24 hours after your visit, you will receive an email notifying you it is time to pay your card fee.

​7. Log back into the EVS system and pay the $15 Utah State Medical Card Fee. 

​8. You will then receive an email from the EVS system within about a week, notifying you when your Medical Cannabis card is ready to print.  You will receive a list of Utah Cannabis pharmacies near you.

​9. The initial follow up is at 90 days and then 6 months after that time.  We can do a telemed visit for the follow up appointments if that works better for you.