A designated caregiver is someone who aids in the administration of medical cannabis.
A caregiver must be designated by the patient or the guardian (for a minor) prior to possession of medical cannabis.
Please refer to this section in the Utah Medical Cannabis Act.
PRIOR TO MARCH 2020
Patients accessing medical cannabis without a medical cannabis card may only designate the following individuals as caregivers:
- parent or legal guardian (minor children only)
Please refer to this section of the Utah Controlled Substances Act.
Caregivers must complete a background check as part of the registration process. For information about registration prior to March 2020, please contact the Center for Medical Cannabis at 801-538-6504.