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Utah Medical Cannabis Program

QMP is a Qualified Medical Provider who is licensed to prescribe a controlled substance may receive approval from the UDOH to recommend medical cannabis treatment for their patients. These providers must register as a “qualified medical provider” through the Electronic Verification System (EVS)


1st Step: Qualifying for a New Medical Cannabis Card 

2nd Step: New Medical CannabisPatient Card

3rd Step: Renewal 
and Transferring into Tadler Hoopes

4th Step: Renewal Transferring into Tadler Hoopes


Qualifying for a medical cannabis card in the State of Utah​

Taking the first step is easier with someone to assist you in navigating Utah State's electronic verification system. This is a phone call appointment.
When you call for your scheduled appointment, we discuss your qualifying condition and your medical  records the State mandates us to obtain. 

Some patients do not know what qualifying conditions in the state are and that is ok! We are here to help, that is part of the call, we can discuss your previous diagnosis, symptoms, and what brings you to wanting/needing access to the Utah State Medical Cannabis Program. Once we are able to identify a qualifying condition together. We go through the steps of gathering your medical records, ID, and the payments to the state and Tadler Hoopes to get you ready for your in person appointment with Dr. Tadler. To assist you in getting familiar with the qualifying conditions in Utah we have posted a  list of conditions below from The State's website.

$175 New Patient

New Medical Cannabis Patient

Meeting with Dr. Tadler

Once you have completed your qualifying first step, you are able to schedule your in person appointment with Dr. Tadler.

Other clinics leave you to do all of the paperwork alone. We walk you through the whole process. Setting up your EVS account and getting your medical card printed and usable the same day!


When you come

medical documents mentioned in your eval, your ID, $15 on a debit or credit card to pay the state, and $175.00 paid to Tadler Hoopes.

$100 Renewal

Tadler Hoopes Established Medical Cannabis Patients

Renewal Guide Instructions are located on this link. Please click and follow these instructions prior to your appointment.

If you need any assistance with this please call us and we will be happy to walk you through this. You may also make an appointment for to come in and get the assistance. The state did not make this an easy process.


$125 Transfer in


Renewal Transferring into Tadler Hoopes Center 

This is a two step process

First step complete the eval appointment.

Second step Sched appointment with the Doctor

Meeting with Dr. Tadler

Once you have completed your Transferring in Eval step, you are able to schedule your in person appointment with Dr. Tadler.

Other clinics may not require your medical records, but we do.



When you come

medical documents as mentioned in your transferring in step, your ID, $15 on a debit or credit card to pay the state, and $175.00 paid to our clinic prior to your appointment.

What are the qualifying conditions?

Qualifying conditions under the Utah Medical Cannabis Act are listed below:

  • HIV or acquired immune deficiency syndrome

  • Alzheimer’s disease

  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

  • cancer

  • cachexia

  • persistent nausea that is not significantly responsive to traditional treatment, except for nausea related to:

    • pregnancy

    • cannabis-induced cyclical vomiting syndrome

    • cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome

  • Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis

  • epilepsy or debilitating seizures

  • multiple sclerosis or persistent and debilitating muscle spasms

  • post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that is being treated and monitored by a licensed health therapist (defined here), and that:

    • has been diagnosed by a healthcare provider by the Veterans Administration and documented in the patient’s record; or

    • has been diagnosed or confirmed by evaluation from a psychiatrist, masters prepared psychologist, a masters prepared licensed clinical social worker, or a psychiatric APRN

  • autism

  • a terminal illness when the patient’s life expectancy is less than six months

  • a condition resulting in the individual receiving hospice care

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

  • persistent 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

  • acute pain that is expected to last for 2 weeks or longer for an acute condition, including a surgical procedure, for which a medical professional may generally prescribe opioids for a limited duration

Note: Patients with medical conditions not listed in the law may petition the Compassionate Use Board for a medical cannabis card, which will review complete petitions and recommend eligibility on a case-by-case basis. LMPs are unable to submit to the Compassionate Use Board. 

Medical Cannabis Pharmacy Locations



Medical Cannabis Frequently Asked Questions


User Guidance

Links for more information 

Utah Medical Cannabis Program

These links take you to Utah State's resource pages on 

Medical CannabisUtah Law
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