Pharmacy Request for Proposal Now Open

Pharmacy Request for Proposal Now Open

The medical cannabis pharmacy license application is now available and will remain open until December 2.   Applicants may visit the Utah Division of Purchasing’s vendor website to search for and view the application (search for RS20006). Applicants may need to create a vendor account to view the application requirements. Please direct all questions relating to the RFP to the Utah Division of Purchasing at […]

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Medical Cannabis and Vaping-Related Illness

Medical Cannabis and Vaping-Related Illness

In light of the recent outbreak of THC vaping-related lung illness, the Utah Department of Health has issued the following statement: Many people who vape THC do so to treat other medical conditions. Our advice to medical cannabis patients is to refrain from vaping THC products while this outbreak is outgoing. If there are other THC products that have been effective in treating your medical […]

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Medical Cannabis Pharmacy Meeting – October 1, 2019

Medical Cannabis Pharmacy Meeting – October 1, 2019

The Utah Cannabis Association has invited the Department of Health to a meeting of parties interested in applying for medical cannabis pharmacy licenses. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 1 at 6pm in the Main Salt Lake City Library in Meeting Rooms B and C, located downstairs. The purpose of the meeting is for the Department of Health to obtain input from the medical cannabis industry regarding the department’s plans for […]

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Updates to the Utah Medical Cannabis Act

Updates to the Utah Medical Cannabis Act

On September 16, 2019, the Utah Senate passed SB1002 – Utah Medical Cannabis Amendments, which made several key changes to the Utah Medical Cannabis Act. A summary of the changes is provided below (please refer to SB1002 for complete details).   Medical Cannabis Pharmacies The state central fill pharmacy model has been removed The number of available medical cannabis pharmacy licenses has increased from seven […]

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First Provider Cannabis CE Course Approved by Utah Department of Health

First Provider Cannabis CE Course Approved by Utah Department of Health

“The Utah Medical Cannabis Program 4-hr Required Course” created by TheAnswerPage.com has been approved by the Utah Department of Health and satisfies the Utah educational requirements to become a practitioner with the Utah Medical Cannabis Program. Subscribers can also earn 4 ACCME/ACPE/AANP/ANCC/APA credits.   In addition, TheAnswerPage.com is offering a special introductory promotion: from now until September 15, 2019, the course can be purchased at a $50 discount. Simply […]

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Notification List for Medical Cannabis Pharmacies

Notification List for Medical Cannabis Pharmacies

The Utah Department of Health is currently accepting contact information for prospective bidders for medical cannabis pharmacy licenses. If you would like to be notified of news regarding the medical cannabis pharmacy Request for Proposal (RFP), please email:   medicalcannabis@utah.gov.   The RFP for medical cannabis pharmacies will be posted on the Division of Purchasing and General Service’s website sometime in 2019.

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Medical Cannabis Cultivator Licensees Selected

Medical Cannabis Cultivator Licensees Selected

The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food and the Utah Division of Purchasing have selected eight companies to participate in Utah’s Medical Cannabis Cultivation Program. “I want to personally thank all the businesses and individuals who participated in this process,” said Kerry W. Gibson, commissioner of the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food. “Our committee spent hundreds of hours reviewing 81 applications to make sure […]

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Compassionate Use Board Members Selected

Compassionate Use Board Members Selected

(Salt Lake City, UT) – The Utah State Senate has confirmed the appointment of seven Utah physicians to the medical cannabis Compassionate Use Board. The board’s primary responsibilities will be to approve the issuance of medical cannabis patients cards to all patients under the age of 21, and to other patients seeking to treat a medical condition not currently listed as an approved, qualifying condition […]

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