Iowa Medical CBD Law

Status

CBD Specific

Law Signed:

2014

QUALIFYING CONDITIONS

  • AIDS/HIV
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Autism (with self-injurous or aggressive behavior)
  • Cancer
  • Cancer-related chronic pain, nausea, or cachexia
  • Chronic pain
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Intractable epilepsy
  • Terminal illness
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Chronic pain

PATIENT POSSESSION LIMITS

Legislation (HF 2589), signed into law in 2020, eliminated the 3% THC cap. Under the new law, operators may not dispense CBD products that contain “more than a combined total of four and one-half grams of total THC to a patient … in a 90-day period.” This threshold does not apply to patients suffering from a terminal illness or to those whose physicians have determined greater quantities of THC are necessary in order to sufficiently treat the patient’s debilitating medical condition.

HOME CULTIVATION

No

STATE-LICENSED DISPENSARIES

Yes. HF 524 allows for the establishment of up to five state-licensed medical cannabis manufacturers.

CAREGIVERS

No

ESTIMATED NUMBER OF REGISTERED PATIENTS

RECIPROCITY

HF 524 allows individuals to obtain medical cannabis from neighboring states with similar programs.

CONTACT INFORMATION

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