IOWA

high-CBD cannabis extracts with less than .3% THC

Current Status

In 2014, the Iowa legislature passed SF 2360, the “Medical Cannabidiol Act,” which allows licensed neurologists to certify patients with intractable epilepsy to use cannabidiol (CBD) products with 3% or less THC content. The law does not allow other types of physicians to write qualifying recommendations, nor does it allow for patients with any other conditions to obtain legal protections.


Medical Marijuana

Medical is only allowed for patients with: Intractable epilepsy.
The State began issuing cards in 2015.
Qualifying patients must obtain a state registry ID card in order to receive legal protection; qualifying patients may designate a caregiver to assist them. The law does not impose a minimum amount of CBD, but does not extend legal protections for products with more than 3% THC.

Cultivation

Patients cannot home cultivate.

Manufacturing/Processing

Not Allowed

Testing

Not Allowed

Distribution/Dispensaries

Patients have nowhere to purchase their medicine; at the moments its only left to be obtained illegally.

There is no cannabis activity in Iowa

Important Cannabis Laws

SF 2360 “Medical Cannabidiol Act” (2014) : allows licensed neurologists to certify patients with intractable epilepsy to use cannabidiol (CBD) products with 3% or less THC content. The law does not allow other types of physicians to write qualifying recommendations, nor does it allow for patients with any other conditions to obtain legal

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