Pending Legislation 2017

February 6, 2017 – Letter to Sen. Jack Whitver PDF

February 3, 2017 – Letter to Rep. Kevin Koester PDF

SF 205: Medical Cannabis Act, Reclassifying Marijuana, Including Tetrahydrocannabinols, from schedule I to schedule II

Notes on SF 205
  1. removes cannabis from schedule 1 and places it in schedule 2 (page 1, line 1)
  2. department can add medical conditions (page 3, line 1)
  3. practitioner only determines diagnosis and certifies it (page 4, line 2)
  4. $100 for registration card ($25 for some) (page 5, line 13)
  5. department picks advisory council (page 7, line 2)
  6. manufacturer license fee of $7500 (page 9, line 14)
  7. some reciprocity (page 16, line 21)

HF 199: Medical Cannabis Act, Reclassifying Marijuana, Including Tetrahydrocannabinols, from schedule I to schedule II

Notes on HF 199
  1. removes cannabis from schedule 1 and places it in schedule 2 (page 1, line 1)
  2. department can add medical conditions (page 3, line 2)
  3. licensed growers can be for-profit organizations (page 3, line 5)
  4. licensed distributors can be for-profit organizations (page 3, line 9)
  5. practitioner only determines the diagnosis and certifies it (page 4, line 30)
  6. $100 for registration card ($25 for some) (page 5, line 34)
  7. department picks advisory council (page 7, line 23)
  8. manufacture license $7500 (page 10, line 1)
  9. some reciprocity (page 17, line 3)

HF 198: Medical Cannabis Act

Notes on HF 198
  1. personal growing (page 1, line 4)
  2. three month supply (page 1, line 27)
  3. department can add medical conditions (page 2, line 15)
  4. licensed growers can be personal growers or non-profit organizations (page 2, line 17)
  5. practitioner determines benefit outweighs risk (page 3, line 22)
  6. intrastate only (page 6, line 22)
  7. iowa medical society picks advisory council (page 6, line 35)
  8. talks about a fee but does not specify an amount