News Stories from 2019

March 2019

March 14, 2019
The Journal - Sioux City, Iowa
PROGRESS: Medical marijuana dispensary open in Sioux City
March 14, 2019
KGAN TV 2 - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
CBD stores continue popping up in Iowa, despite questions on legality
March 11, 2019
Pilot Tribune - Storm Lake, Iowa
Spencer council questioned on marijuana
March 10, 2019
KIWA Radio - Sheldon, Iowa
Medial Marijuana Expansion Plan Advancing In Iowa Legislature
March 10, 2019
Bleeding Heartland - Des Moines, Iowa
Iowa could lead the nation in cannabis legislation
March 8, 2019
KCRG TV 9 - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Iowa store owner claims she did nothing wrong after hemp, CBD products were raided
March 8, 2019
Des Moines Register - Des Moines, Iowa
CBD products are popping up in stores throughout Iowa.  But Are They Legal?
March 8, 2019
WHO TV 13 - Des Moines, Iowa
CBD Stores are Popping up in Iowa.  But Are They Legal?
March 7, 2019
WHO TV 13 - Des Moines, Iowa
Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill Advances in Iowa House
March 7, 2019
KCRG TV 9 - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Panel approves bill to expand Iowa’s medical marijuana program
March 7, 2019
KMCH Radio - Manchester, Iowa
Fayette County Business Searched for Illegal Products
March 7, 2019
Radio Iowa - Des Moines, Iowa
Clermont business accused of illegally selling medical marijuana products
March 7, 2019
Radio Iowa - Des Moines, Iowa
Plans advancing to expand Iowa’s medical marijuana law
March 6, 2019
Iowa Public Radio - Johnston, Iowa
Iowa Lawmakers Fast-Track Medical Marijuana Expansion Ahead Of Statehouse Deadline
March 6, 2019
Des Moines Register - Des Moines, Iowa
Iowa sheriff orders business selling marijuana derivatives to cease and desist
March 6, 2019
KCRG TV 9 - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Fayette County authorities seize CBD products from spa
March 6, 2019
The Courier - Waterloo, Iowa
Fayette deputies seize CBD products at Clermont business
March 6, 2019
KGAN TV 2 - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Iowa lawmakers look at expanding medical cannabis program
March 6, 2019
Des Moines Register - Des Moines, Iowa
Medical marijuana could be more potent in Iowa under measure House panel approved
March 5, 2019
WHO TV 13 - Des Moines, Iowa
Medical Marijuana Expansion, E-Verify Mandate Bills Both Advance Through Funnel Week
March 4, 2019
Daily Reporter - Spencer, Iowa
City fields questions on CBD oil
March 4, 2019
KNIA Radio - Knoxville, Iowa
Rep. Thorup Studying Medical Marijuana Bills
March 1, 2019
KCRG TV 9 - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Cedar Rapids bar wants to sell CBD infused drinks
March 1, 2019
Press-Citizen - Iowa City, Iowa
Drug war spending appears to be a colossal waste of money
March 1, 2019
WOI TV 5 - Des Moines, Iowa
Sweeping changes to medical marijuana program proposed

February 2019

February 28, 2019
KTVO TV 3 - Kirksville, Missouri
Mt. Pleasant PD reminds retailers: Unregulated CBD is illegal in Iowa
February 27, 2019
Des Moines Register - Des Moines, Iowa
Iowa lawmakers should expand access to medical cannabis, but federal guidance is crucial
February 26, 2019
The Gazette - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
House speaker eyes more cannabidiol access for Iowans
February 25, 2019
KCRG TV 9 - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Iowa poll: 78 percent of adults want medical marijuana program expansion
February 23, 2019
Des Moines Register - Des Moines, Iowa
Iowa Poll: 78% want medical marijuana program expanded, 48% would allow recreational pot
February 22, 2019
Des Moines Register - Des Moines, Iowa
Forbes: Time to make cannabis available to all patients who need it
February 22, 2019
KCAU TV 9 - Sioux City, Iowa
Iowa lawmakers propose lighter penalties for marijuana
February 21, 2019
WHO Radio - Des Moines, Iowa
Medical Cannabis: Good For Iowa?
February 21, 2019
Iowa State Daily - Ames, Iowa
New Iowa legislation to reclassify marijuana
February 21, 2019
WOI TV 5 - Des Moines, Iowa
Decreasing penalty for marijuana possession
February 19, 2019
Daily Iowan - Iowa City, Iowa
Lawmakers try to expand CBD program
February 19, 2019
KCRG TV 9 - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Iowa Senate subcommittee approves bill to expand medical marijuana program
February 19, 2019
KJAN Radio - Atlantic, Iowa
Senate subcommittee endorses expansion of Iowa’s medical marijuana law
February 18, 2019
Des Moines Register - Des Moines, Iowa
Medical marijuana could be purchased for more conditions under Iowa Senate bill
February 18, 2019
Radio Iowa - Des Moines, Iowa
Medical marijuana expansion clears Iowa Senate subcommittee
February 17, 2019
Daily Iowan - Iowa City, Iowa
Hemp-based CBD oil should be legalized in Iowa
February 15, 2019
Daily Reporter - Spencer, Iowa
Storm Lake lawmaker: zero chance for recreational marijuana this session
February 15, 2019
Pilot Tribune - Storm Lake, Iowa
SL lawmaker: zero chance for recreational marijuana this session
February 14, 2019
KCCI TV 8 - Des Moines, Iowa
KCCI reporter’s mom shares experience with medical cannabis
February 13, 2019
Press-Citizen - Iowa City, Iowa
What could go wrong in Iowa if Illinois and Minnesota legalize marijuana?
February 8, 2019
Iowa Employment Law Blog - Des Moines, Iowa
Does Iowa’s Medical Marijuana Law Impact an Employer’s Right to Maintain a Drug-Free Workplace?
February 7, 2019
WHO Radio - Des Moines, Iowa
Should Iowa Legalize Marijuana?
February 7, 2019
The Journal - Sioux City, Iowa
OUR OPINION: Many questions exist about legalized recreational pot use in Iowa
February 5, 2019
KCRG TV 9 - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
New effort to legalize marijuana in Iowa
February 5, 2019
The Gazette - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Let the market dictate cannabis dispensary locations, Gov. Reynolds says
February 4, 2019
KJAN TV 2 - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
State Senator Bolkcom proposes legalizing marijuana
February 4, 2019
The Courier - Waterloo, Iowa
Iowa Democrat’s proposal to legalize marijuana likely dead on arrival
February 4, 2019
KCAU TV 9 - Sioux City, Iowa
Iowa state senator working to legalize marijuana
February 4, 2019
WQAD TV 8 - Moline, Illinois
State Senator says Iowa should regulate marijuana like alcohol
February 4, 2019
The Gazette - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Treat weed like wine, Iowa City lawmaker says
February 4, 2019
WHO TV 13 - Des Moines, Iowa
Iowa Lawmaker Proposes Regulating Marijuana Like Alcohol
February 4, 2019
KCCI TV 8 - Des Moines, Iowa
State senator says it is time to end pot prohibition in Iowa
February 4, 2019
Des Moines Register - Des Moines, Iowa
Iowa senator proposes legalizing marijuana and regulating it like alcohol
February 3, 2019
Daily Iowan - Iowa City, Iowa
A CBD store opened in Iowa City last month.  Officials say it’s illegal.
February 1, 2019
Press Citizen - Iowa City, Iowa
Iowa should regulate marijuana like beer, wine and liquor
February 1, 2019
Little Village - Iowa City, Iowa
Letter to the editor: Iowa should regulate marijuana like beer, wine and liquor
February 1, 2019
The Journal - Sioux City, Iowa
Dispensary manager: Siouxland docs should study cannabis for their patients

January 2019

January 31, 2019
KCRG TV 9 - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Iowa lawmakers push to raise amounts of THC in medical marijuana
January 30, 2019
Radio Iowa - Des Moines, Iowa
Proposed bill would raise THC levels of medical marijuana
January 24, 2019
Radio Iowa - Des Moines, Iowa
Families seek expanded use of medical marijuana for autism patients
January 23, 2019
Quad City Times - Davenport, Iowa
Letter: Iowa marijuana law outdated
January 22, 2019
Iowa Public Radio - Johnston, Iowa
Advocates Want Medical Marijuana Treatment For Severe Autism Patients Regardless Of Age
January 21, 2019
WOI TV 5 - Des Moines, Iowa
First hemp store in the metro opens for business
January 18, 2019
KDSM TV 17 - Des Moines, Iowa
Chronic Illness Patients Struggle to Get Medical Marijuana Cards
January 18, 2019
WHO TV 13 - Des Moines, Iowa
Chronic Illness Patients Struggle to Get Medical Marijuana Cards
January 18, 2019
The Gazette - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
More stores opening to sell CBD
January 16, 2019
Dyersville Commercial - Dyersville, Iowa
The future of hemp in Iowa
January 15, 2019
KCRG TV 9 - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Police: buy CBD products at your own risk
January 15, 2019
Wall Street Reporter - New York, NY
MEDICINE MAN TECHNOLOGIES (OTC: MDCL) Enters into Agreement to Acquire MedPharm Holdings, LLC
January 10, 2019
KWWL TV 7 - Waterloo, Iowa
2018 Farm Bill: Industrial hemp gets the green light in Iowa
January 10, 2019
KWQC TV 6 - Davenport, Iowa
CBD store in Davenport aims to ease pain and offer alternative to opioids
January 6, 2019
Quad City Times - Davenport, Iowa
Popping up like weeds: More CBD specialty stores opening across the Quad-City region
January 6, 2019
Quad City Times - Davenport, Iowa
Iowa should fix medical marijuana law
January 4, 2019
WHO TV 13 - Des Moines, Iowa
Possible Changes Coming to Medical Marijuana and Sentencing Reform in Iowa
January 2, 2019
WOI TV 5 - Des Moines, Iowa
More Iowans received medical marijuana registration cards after December 1