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Iowa Governor signs bill expanding THC allowance for medical cannabis patients

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 13, 2020

Patients who are qualified to receive medical cannabis in Iowa are now able to purchase medicine that contains 4.5 grams of the psychoactive cannabinoid THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) within a 90-day period. This is a 1.5 gram increase from the three percent cap that was previously imposed on THC-containing...

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...

Iowa lawmakers approve legislation to expand the state’s medical cannabis program

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 14, 2019

Legislation to expand the potency of medical cannabis in Iowa has been approved by House and Senate lawmakers. The legislation, named House File 732, must now be reviewed by Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds. Iowa’s existing medical cannabis potency law restricted the level of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) that could be sold inside li...

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