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. Licensees are responsible for compliance with Iowa Code chapter 124E and 641 Iowa Administrative Code (IAC) chapter 154.
Medical Cannabis - For Manufacturers and Dispensaries Accordion
Manufacturer Rules and Regulations (All PDF)
- 641.154.17 Manufacturer operations
- 641.154.18 Security requirements
- 641.154.19 Location
- 641.154.20 Advertising and marketing
- 641.154.21 Packaging and labeling
- 641.154.22 Transportation of medical cannabidiol and plant material
- 641.154.23 Disposal of medical cannabidiol and plant material
- 641.154.24 Record-keeping requirements
- 641.154.25 Production requirements
- 641.154.26 Quality assurance and control
- 641.154.27 Supply and inventory
Dispensary Rules and Regulations (All PDF)
- 641.154.41 Dispensary operations
- 641.154.42 Security requirements
- 641.154.43 Location
- 641.154.44 Advertising and marketing
- 641.154.45 Storage
- 641.154.46 Dispensing
- 641.154.47 Transportation of medical cannabidiol
- 641.154.48 Disposal of medical cannabidiol
- 641.154.49 Record-keeping requirements
- 641.154.50 Quality assurance and control
- 641.154.51 Inventory
- v4.3 Laboratory Acceptance Criteria Document
- This is the guiding document for product testing and safety for Iowa's Medical Cannabis 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 Cannabis Regulation 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.