IOWA CANNABIS PROGRAM

IOWA

Overview:

The state of Iowa legalized low-THC, high-CBD medical cannabis in 2017, through a Legislative bill, HF 524, which provided a legal way for qualifying patients in the state to access and utilize low-THC, high-CBD medical cannabis as a form of treatment for their ailment. Access to medical cannabis is through state licensed businesses that are allowed to grow, manufacture and sell low-THC, high-CBD medical cannabis.

Program Timeline:

2017 – Iowa legalized low-THC, high-CBD medical cannabis
March to July 2018 – Iowa licensing period of medical cannabis businesses
November 2018 – First Iowa medical cannabis businesses opened and medical cannabis sales began

TYPES OF BUSINESS

Iowa Medical Cannabis Cultivator/Manufacturer – can grow medical cannabis plants; extract, process and produce low-THC, high-CBD medical cannabis products (no more than 3% THC content); and sell wholesale to other licensed Iowa Medical Cannabis Businesses. There is a limit of two (2) business licenses allowed for Iowa Medical Cannabis Cultivators/Manufacturers within the state.

Iowa Medical Cannabis Dispensaries can purchase low-THC, high-CBD medical cannabis from state licensed cultivation/manufacturing facilities and dispense low-THC, high-CBD medical cannabis products to registered patients. There is a limit of five (5) business licenses allowed for Iowa Medical Cannabis Dispensaries within the state.

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