Iowans who want to buy cannabis oil to treat a range of ailments don’t have to wait a year for state officials to set up a tightly regulated distribution system – because versions of the products already are for sale on store shelves.
With Iowa being in bad shape financially, expanding the legality of marijuana in the state could be the solution.
Iowa lawmakers struck a last-minute deal early Saturday morning to expand the state’s limited medical cannabis program
A legal challenge aimed at reclassifying marijuana in Iowa was shot down Wednesday by the state’s appeals court
Benton Mackenzie, an Iowa man who held an Oregon medical marijuana card and traveled to the state for medical cannabis, died Monday morning, reports the Quad-City Times.
The Iowa Board of Pharmacy met Monday to discuss a request to re-classify marijuana.
Iowans would be allowed to possess and use a limited form of medical marijuana under a bill now headed to the House floor.
Iowans overwhelmingly support allowing doctors to prescribe marijuana for medical use, according to poll results released Monday.
A bill probably will be filed in the Iowa Legislature next year seeking to making it legal for people with certain illnesses that have confounded traditional treatment efforts to obtain marijuana for medical use.
A proposal to legalize marijuana for medical use likely is dead for this session.