Becoming a Caregiver, Producer, or Provider in Utah


Caregivers are permitted, but only for minor-patients and the caregiver must be the patient’s parent or legal guardian. A parent or legal guardian is required to serve as the cardholder for a patient under the age of 18.


Seven pharmacy licenses available, annual renewal cycle.
• Must have a licensed pharmacist registered as a pharmacy medical provider with Utah
Department of Health onsite during all business hours to consult with patients.
• May only sell cannabis products in medicinal dosage form, medical cannabis devices, or
educational materials related to the medical use of cannabis.
• To enter a pharmacy, the individual must be a cardholder (patient, guardian, or caregiver) and at
least 18 years of age.
• Use of cannabis on property is forbidden.
• All employees are required to register as medical cannabis pharmacy agents and pass criminal
background checks.
• Cannot advertise but may have signage that includes green cross, name, and hours of operation.
• Must have a single, secure public entrance and be equipped with security system that detects
and records entry and locks on any area that stores cannabis.
• Must follow product labeling requirements.
• May not be located within 600 feet of an area zoned as residential or a community location.
• Must use an Inventory Control System that tracks cannabis using a unique identifier, in real
time, from when the plant is eight inches tall to when the product is sold