PRICE, Utah (ABC4) – Utah’s Division of Well being has awarded the state’s fifteenth medical hashish pharmacy license to a soon-to-open Price facility after a “aggressive bidding course of.”
Dragonfly Wellness, which already owns a medical cannabis pharmacy in Salt Lake Metropolis, will open a facility in Value. UDOH says the corporate is a vertically built-in hashish enterprise with each a hashish processor and hashish cultivator license from the Utah Division of Agriculture and Meals.
This would be the first medical hashish pharmacy in Carbon County and southeast Utah. State legislation has required the fifteenth pharmacy license to be granted to a enterprise in both Daggett, Duchesne, Uintah, Carbon, Sevier, Emery, Grand, or San Juan counties.
There are 14 medical hashish pharmacy places already working all through Utah. Places open to qualifying sufferers embrace:
- Beehive Farmacy, Salt Lake Metropolis and Brigham Metropolis
- Bloc Pharmacy, South Jordan and St. George
- Bloom Medicinals, Cedar Metropolis
- Cannabist, Springville
- Curaleaf, Lehi
- Deseret Wellness, Park Metropolis and Provo
- Dragonfly Wellness, Salt Lake Metropolis
- Pure UT, Payson
- WholesomeCo Hashish, West Bountiful
License purposes are evaluated and scored by a committee primarily based on a number of standards similar to expertise in medical hashish, disciplinary motion, and a strategic plan with a excessive chance of success.
“The analysis committee spent many hours evaluating purposes from firms in search of this medical hashish pharmacy license. The method was extremely aggressive and a few certified candidates had been left dissatisfied, however that’s the nature of a extremely aggressive course of,” says Richard Oborn, Utah Division of Well being, Heart for Medical Hashish. “The Utah Division of Well being is dedicated to making sure sufferers have protected and dependable entry to medical hashish and we’re assured that Dragonfly Wellness is nicely ready to fulfill the wants of qualifying sufferers dwelling in Southeastern Utah.”
In March 2020, Utah launched its medical cannabis program. About 40,000 Utahns are registered medical hashish cardholders and greater than 800 medical suppliers have registered with UDOH to suggest medical hashish to qualifying sufferers.
For info on find out how to apply for a medical hashish card, click here.