Governor Terry Branstad remains opposed to legalizing marijuana for recreational use in Iowa, but Branstad says he’s willing to work with advocates worried about the soon-to-end Iowa law that decriminalized possession of cannabis oil for treatment of chronic epilepsy.
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The law is set to expire July 1st.
The group “Iowans for Medical Cannabis” has been lobbying legislators and the governor to expand the law.
They want those who suffer from other serious and terminal illnesses to be able to legally use cannabis as treatment for symptoms like nausea and pain.
Branstad says he wants to review the experiences of patients as well as the latest medical research about cannabis.
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Advocates for the use of cannabis oil and other products as treatment for illnesses argue the products should be made and produced in Iowa if the state legalizes possession of it.
Branstad says he wants to “carefully review” how grow-and-dispense operations in the neighboring states of Illinois and Minnesota work.