Pharmacies

Pharmacy Locations

All medical cannabis products must be purchased from a licensed medical cannabis pharmacy.

The Utah Department of Health and Human Services has issued 15 medical cannabis pharmacy licenses. 14 pharmacies are operational with the 15th pharmacy scheduled to open later this year. Please click on the Pharmacy Location tab to see a list of all licensed pharmacies.

The Utah Medical Cannabis Act requires that each licensed medical cannabis pharmacy have a Pharmacy Medical Provider (PMP) on-site and available to consult with cardholders during business hours. It is the responsibility of the PMP to review medical cannabis transactions and verify that all transactions are completed correctly. Each PMP must register with the Utah Department of Health. Please click on the Pharmacy Medical Provider (PMP) tab for more information on how to register as a PMP.

All employees of a medical cannabis pharmacy, with the exception of pharmacists and physicians, must be registered with the Utah Department of Health and Human Services as pharmacy agents. Please click on the Pharmacy Agent tab for more information on how to register as a pharmacy agent.

Medical cannabis pharmacies may sell products in their store or through home delivery. Home deliveries are performed by the pharmacy or by a courier company.

A license from the Utah Department of Health and Human Services is required to perform deliveries of medical cannabis. Each employee of the licensed courier is required to register with the Utah Department of Health as a courier agent. Please click on the Courier tab for more information on obtaining a courier license.

Pharmacists licensed under Title 58, Chapter 17b, Pharmacy Practice Act and physicians who have the authority to write a prescription and are licensed under Title 58, Chapter 67, Utah Medical Practice Act, or Title 58, Chapter 68, Utah Osteopathic Medical Practice Act may become "pharmacy medical providers." These pharmacy medical providers (PMPs) must register through the Electronic Verification System (EVS). Please note that applicants must have been offered employment at a medical cannabis pharmacy in order to be issued a pharmacy medical provider card.  Do not apply until you have been offered employment.  Any fees paid will not be refunded if an applicant applies prior to being hired by a licensed medical cannabis pharmacy.
Pharmacy medical provider applicants must:
  • Complete four hours of department-approved continuing education and submit certification of completion with registration application. Find out about approved CE courses by visiting our Continuing Education page.
Please contact your employer or the Center for Medical Cannabis at medicalcannabis@utah.gov for more information.

A medical cannabis pharmacy agent is any employee of a licensed medical cannabis pharmacy (with the exception of pharmacists and physicians).

Prior to beginning work, medical cannabis pharmacy agents must be registered by the Utah Department of Health and Human Services through the Electronic Verification System (EVS).

Please note that applicants must have been offered employment at a licensed medical cannabis pharmacy in order to be issued a medical cannabis pharmacy agent card. Do not apply until you have been offered employment. Any fees paid will not be refunded if an applicant applies prior to being hired by a licensed medical cannabis pharmacy.

Medical cannabis pharmacy agent applicants must:

  • Register online
A medical cannabis courier agent is any employee of a licensed medical cannabis courier company.

A medical cannabis courier agent is any employee of a licensed medical cannabis courier company.

Prior to beginning work, medical cannabis courier agents must be registered by the Utah Department of Health and Human Services through the Electronic Verification System (EVS).

Please note that applicants must have been offered employment at a licensed medical cannabis courier company in order to be issued a medical cannabis courier agent card.  Do not apply until you have been offered employment.  Any fees paid will not be refunded if an applicant applies prior to being hired by a licensed courier company.

Medical cannabis courier agent applicants must:

  • Register online

Please contact your employer or the Center for Medical Cannabis at medicalcannabis@utah.gov for more information.

Pharmacies are able to sell product in their store or through home delivery.

Home delivery is performed by the pharmacy or by a courier company.

The Utah Medical Cannabis Act requires all courier companies to obtain a license with the Utah Department of Health and Human Services.

Medical cannabis courier companies must:

  • Complete the Medical Cannabis Courier Application
  • Pay an application and license fee
  • Submit an operating plan

After the above items are approved the courier company will complete the following:

  • Complete background screening for all owners
  • Submit current list of employees
  • Obtain city/municipality business license

The application and detailed description of each step can be found here.

A medical cannabis courier agent is any employee of a licensed medical cannabis courier company.

Prior to beginning work, medical cannabis courier agents must be registered by the Utah Department of Health and Human Services through the Electronic Verification System (EVS).

Please note that applicants must have been offered employment at a licensed medical cannabis courier company in order to be issued a medical cannabis courier agent card.  Do not apply until you have been offered employment.  Any fees paid will not be refunded if an applicant applies prior to being hired by a licensed courier company.

Medical cannabis courier agent applicants must:

  • Register online