The Office of Medical Cannabidiol - For Manufacturers and Dispensaries

The following information is organized and designed to help Iowa’s licensed manufacturers and dispensaries remain in compliance with rules and for the education of their employees. Licencees are responsible for compliance with Iowa Code chapter 124E and 641 Iowa Administrative Code (IAC) chapter 154.  

Iowa Medical Cannabidiol Rules and Regulations

Manufacturer Rules and Regulations (All PDF)

Dispensary Rules and Regulations (All PDF)

Inspection Checklists

Laboratory Testing

  • v4.3 Laboratory Acceptance Criteria Document 
    • This is the guiding document for product testing and safety for Iowa's Medical Cannabidiol Program. 
    • This document is subject to revision based on evolving best practices, updated scientific information or standards and guidelines, changes in laws or regulations, and other information relevant to the contents of the protocol. Criteria will not be effective until the Laboratory and Manufacturers have had the opportunity to comment, the Laboratory reviews the document, and it is hosted publicly on the Office of Medical Cannabidiol website.
  • Medical Cannabidiol Testing Flow Chart 
  • Product Verification and Validation Study Intake Form 
    • ?Medical cannabidiol products must go through a validation study to develop a validated method for testing, or have the process verified as fit for purposed with an existing method. This form must be completed for a new product prior to being submitted for initial testing. 

State Seed-to-Sale System Materials