Cultivating Change: Utah’s Plant Medicine Advocates
Utah Patients Coalition
Empowering patients to make informed health decisions through advocating legal access to plant medicine in Utah
Visit our action center to let your voice be heard.
Find information on getting a medical card, find a QMP, locate a pharmacy and more.
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Receive notable intel on patient health in Utah and UPC’s current efforts to legalize medical psilocybin.
What is theUtah Patients Coalition?
Utah Patients filed the Utah Medical Cannabis Act initiative in June, 2017 leading to the legalization of Medical Cannabis in Utah.
Currently, UPC has drafted and is backing a bill to create a therapeutic psilocybin pilot program in Utah.
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Years of Patient Advocacy
Utah Patients' Resources
Curated information, documents, links, and tool kits for Utah Patients
We invite you to join us in our mission to legalize plant medicine and improve the health and wellbeing of Utah’s communities. Together, we can make a difference and create a brighter, healthier future for all patients.
We Extend a Broad Range Of Empathetic Advocacy, Lobbying, and Legislative Expertise For Utah Patients
After our work to pass a medical cannabis program in Utah and in addition to lobbying for therapeutic psilocybin, we continue to advocate and pass legislation that align with our values and ethos for Utah patients.
Medical Cannabis Ballot Initiative
Filed in 2017 and brought the Medical Cannabis program to realization in Utah
Limited Medical Provider Program
Worked to approve an additional limited providers program to allow more providers to recommend cannabis to their patients
Conditional cards for terminal patients to shop immediately while the med card is processed
Firefighter Cannabis Use
Firefighters to legally use cannabis 12 hours before a shift
Med Cannabis Caregiver Background Checks
Pushed for caregivers to only have to have one background check before approval
Acute Pain Cards
An acute pain card allows a patient to get a card for 20 days for surgical or procedure pain longer than 2 weeks
HIPPA Compliant Access to EVS
HIPPA compliant associates can access the EVS, speeding up wait time
Medical Cannabis Compromise (Advocating for Citizens)
Worked with lawmakers during the compromise advocating to keep what patients need
Therapeutic Psilocybin Bill
Drafted and backing SB200, Utah’s Therapeutic Psilocybin Therapy Pilot Program
Psychotherapy Drug Task Force
Authorized and created a dedicated task force to research use of therapeutic psilocybin
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