Cannabis Laws in Iowa Cannabis Laws

Iowa’s medical marijuana laws are restrictive, and only limited amounts of THC are permitted. Hence, Iowa’s medical cannabis program is more often referred to as a medical cannabidiol (CBD) program. Recreational marijuana remains illegal in Iowa, and decriminalization efforts have failed. Here’s more on Iowa’s cannabis laws.

  • Medical Program Only

Medical Cannabis Laws in Iowa

Telehealth for Cannabis in Iowa

Telehealth is legal for medical cannabis consultations in Iowa. You can see a compassionate and friendly medical marijuana physician online with Leafwell today.

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Qualifying Conditions for Medical Cannabis Patients in Iowa

Cannabis Laws and Children in Iowa

Cannabis Possession Limits in Iowa

There are no specific weights given regarding cannabis possession. Iowa instead limits by the amount of THC that can be held every 90 days.

Only CBD and 3% or less of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is legal for serious medical conditions. CBD flower is not legal.

Patients are allowed to buy products containing up to 4.5 grams of total THC in a 90-day period. Treating physicians can recommend more THC for terminally ill patients or others who haven’t been helped enough by 4.5 grams per 90 days with a waiver form.

Approved products all come from one manufacturer and they are available in four different CBD to THC ratios:

  • 20:1
  • 2:1
  • 1:1
  • 1:20

Approved medical administration methods include:

  • Nebulizable (used in a nebulizer, which converts liquid medication into a breathable mist)
    – Oral
    – Capsules
    – Liquids
  • Sublingual
    – Tablets
    – Tinctures
  • Suppositories
    – Rectal
    – Vaginal
  • Topical forms
    – Creams
    – Gels
    – Lotions
    – Ointments
    – Transdermal patches
  • Vaporizable (Vapes)

Cannabis Cultivation Laws in Iowa

Cannabis and Gun Laws in Iowa

As cannabis is federally illegal, those wanting to possess a medical cannabis certificate in Iowa may not be able to do so if they want to legally own firearms.

Cannabis and Employment Law in Iowa

Local Cannabis Laws in Iowa

There are no specific local laws regarding medical cannabis or CBD in Iowa as of yet. Attempts at decriminalization in Iowa have persistently failed, although attitudes have started to change more recently.