The first step is to download the form found here. Take this form on your next visit to your neurologist for treatment of your intractable epilepsy..

Eligible conditions:

Only Iowa patients with intractable epilepsy are eligible to get a legal recommendation for CBD oil under SF 2360.

Becoming a Patient as a Minor:

The process for registering a minor patient is the same as for an adult patient.

Benefits of Being a Patient:

Registered patients in Iowa have an affirmative defense for the possession of CBD oil with less than 3% THC content.

Becoming a Caregiver:

To become a caregiver in Iowa, you can find the online application here. You will need a completed Healthcare Practitioner form signed by your patient's doctor that designates you as the primary caregiver. You will also need a copy of your photo ID, either a valid Driver's licence or a valid non-operator's identification card. There will also be a $25 fine.

Out of State Patients:

Iowa does not recognize out of state patient registrations. For more information about traveling as a medical cannabis patient, check out our Travel Guide.

Home Cultivation:

Growing cannabis at home is not legal in the state of Iowa.