Medical Cannabis Cultivation
The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food and the Utah Division of Purchasing have selected eight companies to be Medical Cannabis Cultivators in Utah’s Medical Cannabis Program.
The eight selected cultivators are listed by county:
- Box Elder County –
- Riverside Farms
- Standard Wellness Utah
- True North of Utah
- Wholesome Ag
- Sanpete County –
- Dragonfly Greenhouse
- Sevier County –
- Zion Cultivars (Location #2)
- Tooele County –
- Tryke Companies
- Utah County –
- Zion Cultivars (Location #1)
- Weber County –
- Beehive Gardens/Harvest of Utah
The Utah Department of Agriculture is limited on what information can be disclosed about these cultivation facilities. Many of the companies have public websites and social media accounts with contact information and bios about the companies.
At this time no more Cannabis Cultivation licenses are being offered. The Utah Department of Agriculture will follow 4-41a-205 and will not exceed 8 Cannabis Cultivation Facility Licenses unless all Cultivators reach their 100,000 sq. ft. grow limit, the Utah Department of Health anticipates a greater patient need, or a current company forfeits their license.
CULTIVATION PRODUCTION INFORMATION
Cultivators in the Utah Medical Cannabis Program are currently using a total of 279,634 sq ft of indoor space and 4.92 acres of outdoor space growing medical cannabis in 2022.
Biomass production by all facilities in the 1st and 2nd quarter of 2022 totaled 39,621 lbs. This was used to create products in the following categories:
- Cannabis Flower for Transfer to a Processor for Final Sale
- Cannabis Byproduct for Transfer to a Processor to create; Concentrates, Cartpens, Infused Edibles, and Infused Non-Edibles
SALE AND TRANSFER OF INDUSTRIAL HEMP WASTE TO MEDICAL CANNABIS CULTIVATORS
Industrial Hemp Cultivators and Processors can sell Industrial Hemp Waste to a licensed Medical Cannabis Cultivator as approved by the department. A Certificate of Sale is required for each transfer of Industrial Hemp Waste to a licensed Medical Cannabis Cultivator and must meet all requirements as outlined in R68-32.
- R68-32 Sale and Transfer of Industrial Hemp Waste to Medical Cannabis Cultivators
- Hemp Waste Certificate of Sale Application – Allow 10 business days for form to be processed
For additional questions please contact UDAF at firstname.lastname@example.org
CULTIVATION ANNUAL RENEWAL INFORMATION
Current cultivation license holders must renew their cultivation license each year at the December Cannabis Production Establishment Licensing Advisory Board meeting. All renewal documentation must be submitted no later than the documentation deadline listed below. Renewal is not considered to be complete until all applicable fees are paid and the facility’s bond is in good standing.
2022 Board Meeting Date: December 12th, 2022 (documentation deadline November 14th, 2022)
All renewal applications and supplemental documentation must be submitted via email to Cannabis@utah.gov
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PESTICIDE AND FERTILIZER INFORMATION
Cultivators in the Utah Medical Cannabis Program must ensure they follow R68-27-9 regarding pesticide and fertilizer usage. For more information on pesticide and fertilizer usage in the Medical Cannabis Program click on the links below: