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Comments on Proposed Rules

Com­ments on Pro­posed Amend­ments to 641 Iowa Admin­is­tra­tive Code 154 Rules 641—154.15(124E) to 641—154.65(124E) Sep­tem­ber 15, 2017 The Med­ical Cannabid­i­ol Act, 2017 Iowa Acts 451, Chap­ter 162 (H.F. 524), was signed into law on May 12, 2017, by Gov­er­nor Ter­ry … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Comments on Proposed Rules

Com­ments on Pro­posed Amend­ments to 641 Iowa Admin­is­tra­tive Code 154 “Med­ical Cannabid­i­ol Act Reg­is­tra­tion Card Pro­gram” July 25, 2017 The Med­ical Cannabid­i­ol Act, 2017 Iowa Acts 451, Chap­ter 162 (H.F. 524), was signed into law on May 12, 2017, by … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Overlooking the Medical Boards

July 2, 2017 Jarad Klein Keo­ta, Iowa Dear Rep. Klein, Thank you for your work in expand­ing the Iowa Med­ical Cannabid­i­ol Act in 2017.  While Iowans for Med­ical Mar­i­jua­na (Iowa Busi­ness No. 334412) is con­cerned the pro­gram does not go … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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The Elephant We Don’t Talk About

Iowans for Med­ical Mar­i­jua­na The Iowa Med­ical Cannabid­i­ol Act of 2017 (and the ele­phant in the room we don’t want to talk about) June 26, 2017 On April 22, 2017, the Iowa leg­is­la­ture passed the Med­ical Cannabid­i­ol Act, H.F. 524.  … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Medical Cannabis and the 2017 Iowa Legislative Session

This leg­isla­tive ses­sion began with four pro­pos­als for med­ical cannabis pro­grams, two in the Iowa Sen­ate, one by Democ­rats (S.F. 205) and one by Repub­li­cans (S.S.B. 1176 / S.F. 506), and two in the Iowa House, one by Democ­rats (H.F. … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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March 3 is the legislative funnel date

A vari­ety of med­ical cannabis bills have been filed in the Iowa leg­is­la­ture this year. One, HSB 132, has actu­al­ly passed in a Repub­li­can con­trolled sub­com­mit­tee. The end of this week, Fri­day, March 3, 2017, is the fun­nel date when … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Is the DEA wrong about marijuana’s medical value?

The Ques­tion Pre­sent­ed I’ve been asked to explain the U.S. Drug Enforce­ment Admin­is­tra­tion (DEA) deci­sion on July 19, 2016, not to accept the Mar­i­jua­na Resched­ul­ing Peti­tion filed by the states of Wash­ing­ton and Rhode Island on Novem­ber 30, 2011.  See … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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My Conversation with Senator Grassley

I spoke with U.S. Sen­a­tor Charles Grass­ley on Mon­day, Novem­ber 2, 2015. I’ve tried con­tact­ing him many times before, but this is the first time we’ve actu­al­ly spo­ken. The rea­son for that is because Sen­a­tor Grass­ley has devel­oped a new … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Marijuana and Federalism Conference

Pre­sen­ta­tions from our con­fer­ence: “Fed­er­al­ism: The Miss­ing Piece of the Puz­zle!” Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 31, 2015, 1 PM to 4 PM Com­mu­ni­ty Room, Mick­le Cen­ter, 1620 Pleas­ant St., Des Moines, IA 50314 Dr. Frank Caligiuri, Pro­fes­sor of Phar­ma­cy, “The Sched­ul­ing Dilem­ma” … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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My Meeting with Congressman Young

Meet­ing with Con­gress­man Young — 9/22/2015 I met with Con­gress­man David Young (R. IA-3) on Tues­day, Sep­tem­ber 22, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. I gave him a series of doc­u­ments and had a short dis­cus­sion on each one. I asked him … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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