Medical Marijuana in Iowa

Medical Marijuana in Iowa

Medical Marijuana in IowaMedical Marijuana in Iowa

Are you looking to get your medical marijuana in Iowa? The talented team of doctors here at CalmEffect are here to help guide you through every single step of the process.

Keep reading to learn the calm effect and how to get your card for Medical Marijuana in Iowa.

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Complete Medical Consultations

Medical cannabis can be used for many different symptoms and patients can often get a bit confused by the process. Let our talented staff help you.

Simple 3 Step Process

Want to get your medical cannabis prescription quickly and efficiently? Our 3 step process allows you to get in contact with a doctor near you fast.

Am I Eligible?

If you are in a medical marijuana state, and suffer from a condition that can be treated with cannabis, inquire with our Doctor’s for a consultation today!

Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions

Allowable Forms for Medical Marijuana Conditions for Iowa

  • Oral forms – tablets, capsules, liquids, tinctures and sublingual forms
  • Topical forms – gels, ointments, creams, lotions and transdermal patches
  • Nebulizable inhaled forms
  • Suppositories – rectal and vaginal
  • Vaporization 

Iowa – Qualifying Conditions:

To qualify in Iowa for treatment that uses medicinal cannabis, a patient (age 18 or older) must be able to prove permanent Iowa residency and provide physician certification of at least one of the following qualifying medical conditions:

Iowa Code 124E authorizes the Iowa Department of Public Health to approve the issuance of a cannabidiol registration card to a patient or to a primary caregiver of a patient who has one of the conditions listed in Iowa Code section 124E.2. The current debilitating medical conditions that qualify a patient for this program include:
  • Cancer (with severe or chronic pain, nausea or severe vomiting, cachexia or severe wasting);
  • Multiple sclerosis with severe and persistent muscle spasms;
  • Seizures;
  • AIDS or HIV (as defined in Iowa Code, section 141A.1);
  • Crohn’s disease;
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS);
  • Any terminal illness, with a probable life expectancy of under one year (if the illness or its treatment produces one or more of the following: severe or chronic pain, nausea or severe vomiting; cachexia or severe wasting);
  • Parkinson’s disease; and
  • Untreatable pain.

To legally possess and use cannabidiol (a medical marijuana extract) in Iowa, a patient or primary caregiver must submit an application to the Iowa Department of Public Health, and if approved, obtain a cannabidiol registration card from the Iowa Department of Transportation.  Learn more about cannabidiol registration card eligibility.

Frequently Asked Questions

The document below was created to provide answers to the most common questions from patients and prospective patients about Iowa’s Medical Cannabidiol Program.  Medical Cannabidiol Patient FAQ pdf

Connect with our MMJ Doctors in Iowa

With a growing roster of Doctors who can prescribe cannabis all over Iowa, CalmEffect is ready to help. Learn how you can get your medical card in Iowa by filling out the form on this page.

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Our 3-Step Doctor Process Works

By following these steps, if your doctor recommends medical marijuana as a solution for your condition and unique symptoms, you’ll be eligible for a medical marijuana card with access to our growing roster of dispensaries across the entire state. Mail-order and walk ins are available.

If you are ready to start your journey with Medical Marijuana in Iowa, we are here to help you.

Where to Buy Marijuana in Iowa

Visit our Marijuana Dispensary Locations Page for Iowa to find out where you can access your meds.

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Iowa Medical Marijuana Doctors: Our Service Areas

Our roster of Medical Cannabis Doctors are ready to serve you in these areas and more. Once connecting with a Doctor through Calm Effect, you will have access to our roster of medical marijuana dispensary locations:

Ready to Inquire?

To inquire about getting your medicinal cannabis prescription, find a medical marijuana doctor and schedule an exam today with a local doctor.


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We are dedicated to helping you find your way to a better life with natural alternative medicine.  We are confident you will be happy you took the first step to the possibility of a symptom-free life.  Now is your time.