Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana Up for Consideration by Iowa Lawmakers

Another state poised to buck the feds


An Iowa lawmakers is moving forward with his pledge to push medical marijuana legislation this year.

Iowa Rep. Bruce Hunter, D-Des Moines, introduced a bill at the statehouse Wednesday that would allow those with certain medical conditions to possess, use, and grow marijuana. Such a move is backed by a majority of Iowans, according to survey data circulated by the Marijuana Policy Project.