Iowa: Medical Marijuana Handbook
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2022 Iowa Medical Marijuana Handbook
Iowa has 6 bordering states consisting of Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Medical marijuana is legal in Illinois and is subject to a cannabis sales tax of 1.00%. There is no cannabis excise tax charged on medical marijuana in Illinois.
Medical marijuana is legal in Minnesota , but they choose not to tax medical marijuana. There is no cannabis excise tax charged on medical marijuana in Minnesota.
Medical marijuana is legal in Missouri and is subject to a cannabis sales tax of 4.00%. There is no cannabis excise tax charged on medical marijuana in Missouri.
Medical marijuana is legal in South Dakota , but there is no cannabis sales tax on it. There is no cannabis excise tax charged on medical marijuana in South Dakota.
Medical Marijuana is illegal in Nebraska, and Wisconsin, so there is no tax on medical marijuana in those states.
About Iowa Medical Marijuana
Is medical marijuana legal in Iowa?
Yes, medical marijuana is legal in Iowa
When and how did Iowa legalize marijuana for medical use?
Iowa legalized medical marijuana in 2014. This law was passed using Senate Bill 2360 and passed with a vote of 75%. The official name for this law is the The Medical Cannabidiol Act SF 2360
Is it legal to grow marijuana for medicinal use at home in Iowa?
No, medical marijuana patients are not allowed to grow marijuana for medicinal use a home.
Are there medical dispensaries available to patients?
Yes, as long as the patient presents the appropriate documentation for Iowa.
Only CBD products are allowed for purchase by medical cannabis users in Iowa. All products have a 3 percent cap on THC.
Is there a list of specific conditions for medical marijuana in Iowa?
- Chronic pain
- HIV or AIDS
- Crohn’s disease
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
- Cachexia or severe wasting syndrome
- Parkinson’s disease
- Ulcerative colitis
- Corticobasal degeneration
- Multiple sclerosis with severe and persistent muscle spasms
- Terminal illness,
- Severe, intractable autism with self-injurious or aggressive behaviors
The list above, and more detailed information on it, can be found in the Iowa medical marijuana law
Does Iowa have a medical registry system or ID card?
Yes, Iowa keeps track of their medical marijuna patients.
All marijuana patients must register. More information on how to apply or renew can be found at the Iowa Department of Public Health website.
Does Iowa recognize patients from other states?
No, Iowa does not recognize patients from any state.
Are there any age restrictions for medical marijuana in Iowa?
Any Iowan, regardless of age, can obtain a medical cannabis card if they have a qualifying condition and have a physician referral and state registry card.