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What are the approved medical conditions in Utah?
What are the approved medical conditions in Utah?
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Updated over a week ago

Individuals with the following conditions are authorized under the Utah Medical Cannabis Act to receive a medical cannabis patient card:

1. HIV or acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)

2. Alzheimer’s disease

3. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

4. Cancer

5. Cachexia

6. Persistent nausea that is not significantly responsive to traditional treatment except for nausea related to: pregnancy, cannabis-induced cyclical vomiting syndrome, or CBD hyperemesis syndrome

7. Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis

8. Epilepsy or debilitating seizures

9. Multiple sclerosis or debilitating muscle spasms

10. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that is being treated and monitored by a mental health therapist and that: has been diagnosed by a health care provider or mental health provider by the VA and documented in the patient’s record; or has been diagnosed or confirmed by evaluation by a psychiatrist, doctorate psychologist, a doctorate licensed clinical social worker, or a psych APRN

11. Autism

12. Terminal illness when the patient’s remaining life expectancy is less than 6 months

13. Condition resulting in the individual receiving hospice care

14. Rare condition or disease that affects less than 200,000 individuals in the U.S., as defined in federal law and this is not adequately managed despite treatment attempts using conventional medications (other than opioids or opiates) or physical interventions

15. Pain lasting longer than two weeks that is not adequately managed, in the qualified medical provider’s opinion, despite treatment attempts using conventional medications other than opioids or opiates or physical interventions

16. If a patient does not have a qualifying condition specifically named, they may petition the Compassionate Use Board for approval of their medical cannabis card.

More information can be found in the state's fact sheet here:

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