Iowa House Speaker Eyes More Cannabidiol Access for Iowans
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Iowa House Speaker Eyes More Cannabidiol Access for Iowans

The Iowa House likely will increase the number of practitioners who can give Iowans access to CBD products.

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February 27, 2019

DES MOINES — The Iowa House likely will consider changes to the state’s medical cannabidiol law, including increasing the number of practitioners who can give Iowans access.

“There are things that can be done, things we will do, that make it a little easier, a little safer and give the board a little more latitude,” House Speaker Linda Upmeyer, R-Clear Lake, said Tuesday after meeting with members of the Medical Cannabidiol Board.

Upmeyer said the Legislature is being “very intentional” in its approach to expanding access to medical cannabidiol, which is the second most prevalent cannabinoid in marijuana after THC.

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