Utah Medical Marijuana Card
In order to purchase and use cannabis for health problems, all patients must get a legal Utah medical card.
We offer risk-free MMJ card certification. If you don’t qualify, we refund 100% of your money.
Green Health Docs is an organization founded by medical professionals committed to helping Utah patients gain access to natural, less-habit-forming medications. Our green clinics are located throughout the state to allow our licensed medical marijuana doctors provide complete evaluations and qualify patients for medical cannabis.
At this time, the Utah Department of Health will not be allowing out of state patients to qualify for
Utah Medical Marijuana Certification Process
Schedule a visit: Schedule your appointment to be evaluated by a certified Utah medical cannabis doctor. Request an evaluation appointment at our Salt Lake City clinic or Provo/Orem clinic. Or call or text us at 1-877-242-0362 to schedule your appointment today or email email@example.com
Get Evaluated: A qualified medical provider (QMP) will review your case and perform an evaluation.
Once approved, go online with your QMP to the electronic verification system through the Utah Department of Health to apply for your medical cannabis card.
Utah Medical Marijuana Clinic Locations
Utah requires that your first visit with a medical cannabis provider be done in-person. You can click the links below to schedule an appointment at ether one of our locations.
If you prefer to be seen in-person for your renewal appointment at our Salt Lake City or Orem clinics, you can schedule that by clicking on either location below:
|Salt Lake City||7138 S. Highland Drive, Suite 210, Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121|
|Orem / Provo||875 S. Orem Blvd, Unit #2 Orem, UT 84058|
To schedule your appointment with any of our Utah medical marijuana doctors, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at 1-877-242-0362.
Utah Medical Marijuana Card Telemedicine Option - Renewals Only
If you are a renewal patient with Green Health Docs, you can renew your Utah medical marijuana card online from the comfort of your own home using our telemedicine option.
Our licensed physicians (your current QMP) can evaluate you via a scheduled video conference.
Each of our providers has a different telemedicine schedule for renewal visits, so please call or text us at 1-877-242-0362 if you would like to pursue this option.
Utah Medical Cannabis Card Frequently Asked Questions
Individuals with the following conditions are authorized under the Utah Medical Cannabis Act to receive a medical cannabis patient card:
- HIV or acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
- Persistent nausea that is not significantly responsive to traditional treatment, except for nausea related to:
- Cannabis-induced cyclical vomiting syndrome
- Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome
- 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 (defined here), 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
- A terminal illness when the patient’s life expectancy is less than six months
- A condition resulting in the individual receiving hospice care
- 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
- 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
- A condition that the compassionate use board approves (once established) on a case-by case basis
Unfortunately, no. This is because cannabis is still illegal at a federal level.
No, you are protected under HIPAA Laws.
Before January 1, 2021, patients are not guilty of use or possession of medical cannabis under Utah law if, at the time of arrest:
- the individual has been diagnosed with a qualifying condition and had a pre-existing provider-patient relationship with a Utah-licensed APRN, physician, or physician assistant who believed that the individual’s illness could benefit from the use in question; and
- the medical cannabis was in a medicinal dosage form in a quantity not to exceed specified limits.
Medical cannabis can only be offered in the following forms under the Utah Medical Cannabis Act:
- Concentrated oil
- Liquid suspension
- Topical preparation
- Transdermal preparation
- Gelatinous cube
- Unprocessed cannabis flower in sealed container with 60-day expiration date
- If patient does not respond to two forms listed above, a qualified medical provider may recommend a wax or resin dosage form.
- Smoking of cannabis is not permitted but patients may purchase a medical cannabis device that warms cannabis material into a vapor without use of a flame and delivers cannabis to an individual’s respiratory system.
SMOKING OF MARIJUANA IS PROHIBITED. Edible products (besides gelatinous cubes) such as candies, cookies, brownies, and unprocessed flowers outside of blister packs are not permitted under Utah Code 26-61a-102 (29).
Qualifying patients may possess:
- No more than 113 grams of unprocessed cannabis (raw bud or flower in blister packs)
- No more than 20 grams of total composite THC in all other medicinal dosage forms
If a qualifying patient’s primary residence is less than 100 miles from a medical cannabis pharmacy or local health department:
In any one 12-day period, patients may not purchase more than the lesser of:
- An amount sufficient to provide 14 days of treatment based on the dosing parameters that the relevant qualified medical provider (QMP) recommends; or
- 56 grams of unprocessed cannabis (flower); or
- More than a total of 10 grams of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in medicinal form
If a qualifying patient’s primary residence is 100 miles or greater from a medical cannabis pharmacy or local health department:
In any one 28-day period, patients may not purchase more than the lesser of:
- An amount sufficient to provide 30 days of treatment based on the dosing parameters that the relevant qualified medical provider (QMP) recommends; or
- 113 grams of unprocessed cannabis (flower); or
- More than a total of 20 grams of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in medicinal form
The Utah Department of Health has awarded licenses for 14 medical cannabis pharmacies. Two of these pharmacies are already open for business: Dragonfly Wellness in Salt Lake City, and Perfect Earth Modern Apothecary in North Logan. The other pharmacies should all be open before December 31, 2020. In addition, the state central fill pharmacy will deliver medication to 13 to 18 local health department locations throughout Utah by July 2020.
There is a $15 state application fee for new medical marijuana patients in Utah. The card must be renewed every 90 days. The first 90-day renewal is just $5, and subsequent renewals are $15.
Most applications are processed in 15 days or less. For patients under 21 years of age and patients without a qualifying condition, the review may take up to 90 days. Upon approval, patients receive a copy of their card via email. This digital card can be printed out or accessed via smartphone.
Yes, caregivers may be assigned to qualifying patients and will need to register with the Utah Department of Health. Caregiver Cards renew automatically with associated Medical Cannabis Patient or Guardian Card (with additional fee). A criminal background check is required.