Local woman lobbies for medical cannabis oil

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) – An eastern Iowa woman wants to be able to sell cannabis oil in her shop and is lobbying for looser restrictions.

On Wednesday the State Board of Health took a step toward allowing medical cannabis oil for treating people with chronic pain, Parkinson’s disease, and other conditions that doctors validate.

The soonest people might be able to access the oil from dispensaries is in December.

Kymm Loeffler went to Des Moines Wednesday to push for faster access to not just cannabis oil, known as CBD, but for all medical marijuana.

The oil that Iowa allows for prescription use must have less then 3 percent THC, which is the ingredient that gets people high.

“When there is THC involved it is illegal. Everything that we carry here is zero percent. THC is from industrial

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