Utah Lawmakers Amend Medical Cannabis Laws To Grant Access To More Patients • High Times

  • More patients in Utah will have access to the state’s new medical marijuana program thanks to new changes to the law finalized on Wednesday.
  • The state’s Department of Health announced that under legislation by the Utah legislature and signed into law by Republican Gov. Gary Herbert, qualifying patients who do not have a medical cannabis card but have a recommendation letter’ from their medical provider may purchase medical cannabis until December 31, 2020.
  • A patient who purchases medical cannabis using a recommendation letter must purchase all of their medical cannabis from the same pharmacy until they obtain a medical cannabis card from the Utah Department of Health, said Richard Oborn, the health department’s cannabis policy director.

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