Formulating the Future of Cannabis in Iowa
MedPharm Iowa's mission is to improve the quality of life for those in Iowa who seek natural, scientifically proven medical solutions to help treat debilitating medical conditions.
What is Medical Cannabidiol?
Cannabidiol (CBD) is the name of one type of cannabinoid found in the plant Cannabis sativa L. or Cannabis indica. CBD and other cannabinoids attach themselves to certain receptors in the human body to produce effects.
CBD and THC
Research has shown that THC is more effective when combined with CBD. CBD can be used alone or combined with THC. CBD allows THC to be more effective with a decrease in potential adverse effects such has psychoactive activity.
Potential Health Benefits of CBD, THC and other Cannabinoids
Research has shown the way CBD and other cannabinoids act in the body may have therapeutically useful effects on patients, including:
Iowa and Medical Cannabidiol
Signed into effect May 12, 2017, House File 524 established Iowa Code chapter 124E, the Medical Cannabidiol Act, allowing for the use of medical cannabidiol to treat certain debilitating medical conditions.
Under this law, to possess and use medical cannabidiol, you must apply for a Medical Cannabidiol Registration Card. Two categories of persons are eligible to apply for a Medical Cannabidiol Registration Card in Iowa:
- Patients age 18 and older who have at least one of the qualifying debilitating medical conditions; and
- Primary caregivers for patients who have at least one of the qualifying debilitating medical conditions
About MedPharm Iowa
MedPharm Iowa’s mission is to provide medical cannabidiol to qualifying patients while educating the community on the benefits of medical cannabidiol and how to legally obtain products.
MedPharm Iowa is an Iowa medical cannabidiol manufacturer located in Des Moines, Iowa. Focusing on innovative vigor and established good manufacturing practices, MedPharm Iowa aspires to improve the quality of life for those in Iowa who seek natural, scientifically proven medical solutions to improve daily life while dealing with debilitating medical conditions.
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