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How to Get a RI Medical Marijuana Card

For residents of Utah, where in-person appointments are required, we have streamlined the process to ensure a seamless experience for obtaining your medical marijuana card with the help of Leafy DOC:

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Schedule Your In-Person Appointment

Use our user-friendly scheduler to book a convenient time for your in-person appointment. Submit an intake form with a few personal details and a summary of your medical history.

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Face-to-Face Consultation With a Licensed Marijuana Doctor

Meet with a qualified medical professional in person. This one-on-one consultation allows the provider to thoroughly evaluate your condition and address any questions or concerns you may have.

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Get Your Utah medical Card

At the end of your appointment, the doctor will issue and provide you with the certificate that you will need to complete the online application with the state. Once approved by Utah, they will email your electronic card, which you’ll be able to use at any dispensary in the state.

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We’re here to help! At Leafy DOC, we believe that access to medical cannabis is essential; we connect medical marijuana patients with a licensed medical marijuana doctor online for patient evaluations. A certified health professional is ready to help with the medical marijuana certification.

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CANNABIS IN UTAH-EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

UTAH Marijuana Laws

  • Marijuana is a Schedule I drug in the state of Utah 
  • Federally, cannabis is still considered a Schedule I Controlled Substance
  • Possession of less than 1 ounce is a misdemeanor punishable by a maximum sentence of 6 months imprisonment and a maximum fine of 1,000 USD. 
  • The sale of any amount is a felony punishable by a maximum sentence of 5 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of 5,000 USD.
  • Cultivation in Utah will be punished based upon the aggregate weight of the plants found.
  • Possession of paraphernalia is a misdemeanor punishable by a maximum sentence of 6 months imprisonment and a maximum fine of 1,000 USD.
  • Any conviction will result in a driver’s license suspension for six months.

Cannabis Policy Reform Timeline

  • 1915: Cannabis prohibition began in Utah
  • 2014: A bill was passed to allow patients diagnosed with intractable epilepsy to acquire a registration card to access CBD-rich cannabis extracts with no more than 0.3% THC.
  • 2018: 53% of Utah voters approved the Medical Cannabis Act and the new medical marijuana laws were signed by the Utah legislature.
  • 2020: Utah’s first medical marijuana pharmacy opened in Salt Lake City. Several improvements have been made to Utah’s medical cannabis program almost two years into legal sales. Patients can now get medical cannabis delivered at home or pick it up via a drive-through.
  • 2022: Utah lawmakers are attempting to amend employment discrimination protections after firing a firefighter for off-hours medical cannabis use.

Possession Limits in UT

  • Possession is not allowed recreationally; possession of a thirty-day supply is legal for medical patients.

Frequently Asked Questions

Patients can become certified for a medical marijuana card in Utah for any conditions below. The Utah Medical Cannabis Program recognizes these qualifying conditions:

  • HIV or acquired immune deficiency syndrome
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • cancer
  • cachexia
  • persistent nausea that is not significantly responsive to traditional treatment, except for nausea related to:
    • pregnancy
    • 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, masters prepared psychologist, a masters prepared licensed clinical social worker, or a psychiatric APRN
  • autism
  • 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
  • persistent 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
  • acute pain that is expected to last for 2 weeks or longer for an acute condition, including a surgical procedure, for which a medical professional may generally prescribe opioids for a limited duration

In a 2021 poll, 64 percent of Utah voters supported the legalization of marijuana in their state.

Marijuana is currently not legal for recreational use in Utah. Utah, as of January 1, 2021, does have a medical marijuana program, for medical use only.

No, registered patients are not permitted to grow their own cannabis.

Yes. Here are the steps per the Utah Department of Health:

  1. Locate a qualified medical provider who is registered to recommend medical cannabis.
  2. Meet with qualified medical providers in person
  3. Create a Utah ID account
  4. Review the EVS user guide and apply online for a medical cannabis card
  5. After a patient creates a profile in the EVS, a patient’s QMP goes online and issues a recommendation
  6. Medical cannabis patients that have been diagnosed with a non-qualifying condition must upload the Compassionate Use Board Petition form to the EVS.
  7. Pay the medicinal marijuana card application fee online
  8. UDOH reviews medical cannabis card application
  9. Patients younger than age 21 and adult patients without a qualifying condition will receive an email regarding their Compassionate Use Board petition status.
  10. Receive medical cannabis card
  11. Purchase medical marijuana from a medical cannabis pharmacy

Medical Cannabis cards issued post-May 2023 come with a standard one-year expiration period. Medical practitioners recommending the cards can opt for a briefer validity of either six months or three months, catering to the specific needs of new patients or those requiring more frequent check-ups.

Visit These UTAH Hotspots After Getting Your Medical Card

Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City is a destination that offers a unique blend of history, culture, and outdoor adventure. Visitors can explore the city’s top attractions, such as Temple Square, the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, and the Natural History Museum of Utah. The city’s proximity to the Wasatch Mountains makes it a popular destination for skiing, snowboarding, hiking, and mountain biking. Foodies will also find plenty of dining options, from upscale farm-to-table restaurants to casual cafes and diners. Salt Lake City has accommodations for every budget and taste, including luxurious options like the Grand America Hotel and affordable options like the University Guest House and Conference Center.

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park in southwestern Utah is a top-rated destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, featuring towering red sandstone cliffs, narrow slot canyons, and unique desert landscapes. Visitors can enjoy the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, a 6-mile journey with several overlooks to enjoy the stunning views of the canyon and surroundings. The park offers activities for all levels, including hiking, rock climbing, and canyoneering. The Emerald Pools Trail and the Weeping Rock Trail are ideal spots for those looking to relax and enjoy the scenery. Dining options inside and outside the park include restaurants such as the Red Rock Grill, Spotted Dog Cafe, and Bit & Spur Restaurant & Saloon. Accommodations range from camping and cabins within the park to hotels, motels, and vacation rentals in nearby Springdale.