Extremely restrictive. The regulatory framework in Iowa allows only patients with severe medical conditions, such as cancer and terminal illness, to participate in this market.
That said, as of February 2021 ,State Sen. Joe Bolkcom (D) is leading a renewed push by elected officials to legalize adult-use cannabis.
There is no notable activity at this time.
Watch for this market to evolve slowly. As with all nascent medical markets, conditions such as chronic pain and anxiety will likely be the catalysts for this market to become relevant.