"Iowa lawmakers in 2014 passed a limited medical cannabis program that allows residents to possess cannabidiol, a medicinal byproduct of the marijuana plant, for treatment of intractable epilepsy, even though that runs afoul of federal laws.The law was passed with a July 1, 2017, expiration date, leaving state legislators this year with, essentially, three options:
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"Miller, who is one of The Des Moines Register's People to Watch in 2017, certainly never imagined she would have to lobby legislators, doctors and hospitals for the medicine she says has kept her son seizure-free for more than 500 days and given him some semblance of normalcy: medical cannabis."
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