Recommending Cannabis in Utah

Licensed neurologists in Utah can legally recommend the use of hemp extract for patients with severe epilepsy that is unresponsive to three or more treatment options. Physicians must sign a sworn statement certifying that cannabis is a beneficial remedy, regularly evaluating patient response and reporting all findings to the Department of Health.

Recommending Clinicians

  • Must be board certified in Neurology
  • Must be licensed to practice medicine in Utah
  • Must keep an evaluation record, including patient’s response to hemp extract
  • Must regularly reporting patient findings to Utah’s Department of Health


Utah Department of Health

Hemp Extract Registry – Frequently Asked Questions

Hemp Extract Registry – Written Certification Form

Hemp Extract Registry – Initial Patient Evaluation Form

Hemp Extract Registry – Patient Application