Medicinal Cannabis Qualifying Conditions
Medical Cannabis in Utah is legal with a medical Cannabis Card issued by the state and verified by a Qualified Medical Provider (QMP). Qualifying conditions under the Utah Medical Cannabis Act are listed below:
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Utah's Medical Cannabis Act allows for persistent nausea that is not significantly responsive to traditional treatment, except for nausea related to:
- cannabis-induced cyclical vomiting syndrome
- cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome
A terminal Illness is defined as the patient’s life expectancy is less than six months
The Utah Medical Cannabis Act allows the condition 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
Temporary cards are available for pain expected after surgery or medical procedures in which pain and recovery is lasting 2 weeks or less.
UPC Has Been Working Hard For Cannabis Rights!
- Passed Ballot Initiative
- Worked with lawmakers during the compromise to keep what patients need.
- Worked to approve LMP (Limited Medical Provider)
- Lobbied and passed Aerosols,
- Passed sugar covering on edibles.
- Conditional cards for terminal patients to shop immediately while the med card is processed.
- Firefighters can use cannabis 12 hours before a shift.
- Caregivers only have to have one background check.
- Acute pain cards allows a patient to get a card for 20 days for surgical or procedure pain longer than 2 weeks.
- HIPPA compliant associates can access the EVS, speeding up wait time.
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