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In Iowa, Medical Marijuana’s Future Remains Hazy

"We've provided some false hope," said state Sen. Joe Bolkcom, who has backed efforts to expand medical marijuana access. "There are thousands of Iowans counting on us to deliver."

Iowa Senate Bill Would Open the Door to More Potent Medical Marijuana

The bill would allow the state's medical cannabis board to raise the current 3% limit on THC.

Iowa Selects 5 Cities for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Dispensaries would be operated in Council Bluffs, Sioux City, Davenport, Waterloo and the Des Moines suburb of Windsor Heights.

Iowa State’s Marijuana Shirt Ban Case Costs School a Million Dollars

The costs stem from a politically-motivated attempt by university administrators in 2012 to block T-shirt designs that featured the ISU mascot and a cannabis leaf.

Bill to Reduce Iowa Cannabis Penalties Faces Uncertain Future

The bill would make first offense possession of 5 grams or less a simple misdemeanor instead of a serious misdemeanor, reducing jail time and court fees.

Iowa Man Faces Deportation for a Single Gram of Cannabis

Luis Alvarez took the rap for his friends in the car. He didn't know it would lead to this.

Iowa AG Tells Agency to Halt Portion of Medical Marijuana Law

An unusual attempt by Iowa to work with another state to transport medical marijuana oil across state lines is on hold amid legal concerns it could invite scrutiny from the federal government.

Iowa Gov. Appoints Members to New Medical Marijuana Board

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has appointed eight people to a medical marijuana advisory board created under a new state law.

Court: Iowa State University Wrong to Block Cannabis T-Shirt

Iowa State University lost its appeal in a court battle over a NORML T-shirt bearing the ISU logo and a cannabis leaf.

Midwest’s Cross-Border MMJ Proposal Is ‘Absolute Lunacy,’ Poses Nationwide Threat

An unusual proposal aimed at speeding access to medical cannabis could ultimately land patients in jail—and put medical programs in 29 states at risk.

Iowa Looks to Team With Minnesota for Medical Cannabis

Lawmakers are trying to work out a system allowing Iowa residents to buy cannabis oil in Minnesota, a novel system that could raise issues with the feds.

State of the Leaf: Congressman Urges Trump to Respect State Cannabis

State of the Leaf is Leafly’s weekly roundup of legalization news from around the nation and the world.

State of the Leaf: House Republican Wants to Deschedule Cannabis

A House GOP wants to deschedule cannabis, California is trying to protect the industry, and Denmark residents overwhelmingly support medical marijuana.

Court Sides With Students in Iowa State NORML T-Shirt Case

Iowa State University cannot prevent an advocacy group from distributing a T-shirt with the university mascot on one side and a cannabis leaf on the other.

State of the Leaf: Massachusetts Legalization Likely to Face Delays

Oregon municipalities wrestle with local regulations, Maryland hires a diversity consultant, and the Irish overwhelmingly support medical cannabis.

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