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State med­ical mar­i­jua­na laws and fed­er­al sched­ul­ing

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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New Bipartisan Iowa Medical Cannabidiol Act Filed

A new bipar­ti­san med­ical cannabid­i­ol act has been filed in the Iowa House, HF 2097, by three Iowa House Repub­li­cans, Tedd Gassman (R. Scarville), Lar­ry Sheets (R. Moul­ton), Ron Jor­gensen (R. Sioux City), and three Iowa House Democ­rats, Char­lie McConkey … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Iowa Republican Senators File Marijuana Reclassification Bill

Three Iowa Repub­li­can sen­a­tors, Charles Schnei­der, Mark Chel­gren, and Jason Schultz, have filed a stand alone mar­i­jua­na reclas­si­fi­ca­tion bill in the Iowa Sen­ate, SF 2025, this week. Two pre­vi­ous bills, SSB 1205 and SF 282, that would do the same … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Iowa Board of Pharmacy Legislative Proposals for 2016

I attend­ed the Iowa Board of Pharmacy’s meet­ing on Wednes­day, Novem­ber 4, 2015, because I noticed that the rec­om­men­da­tion for the reclas­si­fi­ca­tion of cannabid­i­ol that the board approved on Jan­u­ary 5, 2015, was not on the list of pro­posed changes … 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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