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Iowa House approves Governor-backed medical cannabis bill, as public support rises

Iowa House approves Governor-backed medical cannabis bill, as public support rises

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 25, 2020

On Tuesday, March 10, Republican lawmakers approved amendments made to Iowa's medical cannabis program that would replace the existing percentage-based limit on medical cannabis products. The changes were supported by Gov. Kim Reynolds. Previously, a maximum of three percent THC (tetrahydrocannabin...

Iowa Democratic lawmakers attempt to launch interim committee for state’s medical cannabis industry

Iowa Democratic lawmakers attempt to launch interim committee for state’s medical cannabis industry

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 29, 2019

Medical cannabis in Iowa was legalized in 2017 when Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a bill to legalize the plant’s medical sale and consumption.  A plant that is brimming with therapeutic cannabinoids, such as the plant’s primary compounds CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), scientists are ge...

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