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Medical marijuana gets fresh look from pharmacy board

The Iowa Board of Pharmacy, which has said the state should move toward allowing medical uses of marijuana, is considering whether to make a new recommendation on the issue to legislators.

A committee of the board will meet Nov. 17 to hear testimony on the issue.

The pharmacy board voted unanimously in 2010 to recommend that legislators reclassify marijuana in a way that could make it easier to use legally for medical purposes. Iowa law now classifies marijuana both as a Schedule I drug, impermissible for almost any use, and a Schedule II drug, which could be used for closely controlled medical purposes. [Read More]

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