Iowa to Consider Expanding Cannabis Oil Laws in 2017 | The …


Iowa is one of the handful of conservative states that have implemented a law allowing patients with epilepsy to possess CBD oil, made from low-THC strains of cannabis. However, their law –  which was signed into effect in 2014 – has a sunset date, which means it will no longer be effective after July 1st of 2017. At the end of the last legislative session, lawmakers attempted to come to an agreement on how to proceed, however, a bill that would have continued allowing the possession of the medicine – but would also have continued to put patients and caregivers at risk because they would have to bring the oil in from a state where it is made legally – was eventually denied for that reason.

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