Qualifying Conditions for Medical Cannabis Card in Utah

Below is the full list of qualifying conditions for the Utah medical cannabis program:

Alzheimer’s Disease

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis




Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis

Epilepsy or Debilitating Seizures

HIV or acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

Multiple Sclerosis or persistent and debilitating Muscle Spasms

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

Persistent Nausea that is not significantly responsive to traditional treatment, except for nausea related to: (pregnancy, cannabis-induced cyclical vomiting syndrome, cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome)

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

You may also qualify if you have been diagnosed with:

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

If you meet one of the qualifying conditions, then learn how you can begin applying for your Utah medical cannabis card.

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