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UDAF Announces New Division for Medical Cannabis and Industrial Hemp

The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) has created the Medical Cannabis and Industrial Hemp Division. Formerly a program under the Plant Industry Division, the Medical Cannabis and Industrial Hemp Division will continue to provide services for this up-and-coming industry in our state and will better serve the people of Utah. “Making cannabis and […]

UDAF Announces New Utah Cannabis Production Establishment Licensing Advisory Board Members

Senate Bill 192 Medical Cannabis Act Amendments, signed into law March 2021, requires the commissioner of the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food to appoint five members to the new Cannabis Production Establishment Licensing Advisory Board; this must include a member of the public, a member with knowledge and experience in the pharmaceutical or nutraceutical […]

UDAF Temporarily Adjusts Medical Cannabis Testing Protocols Due to Global Shortages of Laboratory Supplies

Due to global shortages of lab supplies, the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) will be temporarily adjusting testing protocols for medical cannabis products.  Laboratory supplies have been heavily impacted by supply chain disruptions related to COVID-19. Due to global shortages of filtered PCR clean pipette tips, commonly used in testing for SARS-CoV-2, pathogen […]

UDAF Seeks Applicants for Utah Cannabis Production Establishment Licensing Advisory Board

The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) is seeking applicants to join the Utah Cannabis Production Establishment Licensing Advisory Board, approved in the 2021 legislative session under S.B. 192 Medical Cannabis Act Amendments.  Meetings are expected to begin in May. “The department is looking forward to the new board members coming on as we […]

Pesticide Use in Cannabis Production

This page is a resource for Cannabis cultivators. Here you will find a list of pesticides that fit Utah’s rules for use on Cannabis. You will also find a link to the Worker Protection Standard, a federal law that applies to agricultural producers that use pesticides. In addition, there are resources to guide growers as […]