DES MOINES, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) – Iowa’s first cannabis oil facility doesn’t officially open its doors until almost the end of the year.
MedPharm will ship out thousands of products to five dispensaries around the state.
“This is a medicine and it really can deliver a lot of benefits,” MedPharm representative Lucas Nelson said.
The operation is carefully planned out, and some parts are kept secret — like where they get their raw product from.
“The Iowa Department of Health isn’t interested in really addressing any of those issues so we’ve kept it silent,” Nelson said.
Once they finally bring it all in, the main plants called mother plants will go in a special room — carefully controlled in case any problems come up like a fungus outbreak.
“That is the most critical area of growing the plants is the environment.