AG tells agency to halt part of Iowa’s medical marijuana law

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Barbara Rodriguez, Associated PressPublished 10:52 a.m. CT Sept. 10, 2017

An unusual attempt by Iowa to work with another state to transport medical marijuana oil across state lines is on hold amid legal concerns it could invite scrutiny from the federal government.

The Iowa Attorney General’s office advised the Iowa Department of Public Health this month that it should not implement a small section in Iowa’s new medical marijuana law that requires the state, before the end of the year, to license up to two “out-of-state” dispensaries from a bordering state. Those entities would have been expected to bring cannabis oil into Iowa in order to sell it.

Read the full article at the Des Moines Register.

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