Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill Sent to Iowa Governor
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Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill Sent to Iowa Governor

The legislation would remove the 3-percent cap on THC and replace it with a per-person limit of 25 grams in 90 days.

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April 29, 2019

In the final hours of the legislative session Saturday, the Iowa Senate sent a bill to the governor that would expand the state’s medical marijuana program.

The bill allows for more potent medical marijuana products at the state’s five dispensaries. It would remove the 3-percent cap on THC—the chemical that makes people feel high—and replace it with a per-person limit of 25 grams in 90 days.

One exception to the limit is a waiver available to terminally ill people with a life expectancy of less than one year.

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