Iowa's Medical Marijuana Law
Iowa Code § 204.303(3) (1971)
Practitioners registered under
federal law to conduct research with schedule I substances may conduct research in schedule I substances within this state upon furnishing the board evidence of the federal registration.
§ 204.303(3) was changed to § 124.303(3) in 1993 - this language is found in the Uniform Controlled Substances Act which Iowa adopted on July 1, 1971
1979 Iowa Acts, 68th General Assembly
Page 60, Chapter 9, S.F. 487
The board shall organize an advisory group of physicians, which shall include a psychiatrist, to advise the board on the type of program to be established, the qualifications of those who will be eligible to dispense the marijuana, and the
federal regulations governing the program. The board shall be responsible for complying with all
federal regulations necessary for the establishment and continuation of the program and the monitoring of all program participants. The board shall not authorize the growing of marijuana within the state.
1986 Iowa Acts, 71st General Assembly
Page 64, Chapter 1037, S.F. 2041
Marijuana is deemed to be a schedule II substance when used for medicinal purposes pursuant to rules of the board of pharmacy examiners.
1987 Iowa Administrative Bulletin
Rescind 620 — Chapter 12 in its entirety.