Get Your Medical Marijuana Card
in Iowa

Talk to a licensed medical marijuana doctor
and get approved or your money back!

Talk to a licensed
medical marijuana doctor
and get approved
or your money back!

Get Approved Today!
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Get Approved Today!
How Did You Hear About Us?



How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in IA

Step1: Book an appointment

Schedule an appointment to see a medical marijuana doctor in IA through Veriheal at a time that is most convenient for you. Provide basic medical history and book your appointment with a licensed medical marijuana doctor. You can attach all medical records to your account with Veriheal once you create it.

Step 2: Consult with a veriheal doctor

Consult with a doctor for 15 mins to evaluate your ailments, and ask any questions you may have about medical marijuana treatment. After the appointment is complete, the doctor will fill out your Healthcare Practitioner Certification Form which indicates you've been approved for medical marijuana by a licensed physician. Once you have this you can then use it to apply through the state online.

Step 3: get approved in iowa

Once you receive a copy of your Healthcare Practitioner Certification Form from the doctor you'll register with the state online and complete the Online Patient Registration Form. There is an additional $100 state fee that Iowa has in place that you will pay upon submitting your application. You will also need ton include a copy of your Healthcare Practitioner Certification. If a patient receives government assistance or experiencing financial hardships and can provide documentation of these hardships, the state fee is reduced to $25.

The state will process your application and will approve you within 3-5 business days of completing your application. You can then go pick up your card from any Drivers License Station or courthouse.

Every patient in Iowa will need to be re-certified annually by a licensed physician. Veriheal will get in touch with you when your certification is approaching its expiration to help you setup a renewal consultation.

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About Cannabis
in Iowa

Iowa is a state in the Midwestern United States, bordered by the Mississippi River to the east and the Missouri River and Big Sioux River to the west.

In 2017, the Legislature passed and then-Gov. Terry Branstad signed the Medical Cannabidiol Act, which allows up to two in-state operations to grow marijuana and process 3 percent THC cannabidiol to be distributed by five state-approved dispensaries. The Iowa law allows pharmaceutical-grade marijuana extracts, which can include nebulizers or inhaled products, but MedPharm — the company making all legal products for sale in Iowa — is selling only capsules, tinctures and creams.

Qualifying patients must obtain a state registry ID card to receive legal protection, and they may designate a caregiver to assist them. The state began issuing registration ID cards to qualifying patients in 2015, but patients have no ability to purchase or cultivate cannabis in the state.

When allowable, cannabis may be consumed in by medical marijuana patients in a private residence. Patients with valid registration cards can then visit one of the five cannabidiol dispensaries around the state.

Qualifying Conditions in Iowa

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease;
  • Cancer with severe or chronic pain, nausea or severe vomiting, or cachexia (wasting disease)
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis with severe and persistent muscle spasms
  • Seizures
  • Untreatable pain
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Crohn’s disease
  • 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:
    • Cachexia, or severe wasting disease
    • Nausea or severe vomiting
    • Severe or chronic pain
    • Nausea or severe vomiting; cachexia, wasting disease;
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Untreatable pain

Application Process

Patients and/or caregivers must file an application with the IDPH for a medical CBD registration card. If approved, the department will notify the Iowa DOT and applicants can obtain the card at an Iowa driver’s license issuance site. Applicants must bring a current driver’s license or identification card for proof of identity. There is no charge for the card.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. You need to show an Iowa ID and show that you have a IA address. 

The first two dispensaries opened on December 1, 2018, and now there are five dispensaries available for you to get medicine from.

Qualifying patients may register with the medical marijuana program of Iowa. You will book an appointment with a Veriheal doctor who will review your ailments and medical condition. Next, once you are evaluated and approved, you will receive a medical cannabis recommendation from our licensed IA doctor and be registered with the state.

No need to worry. We provide the Iowa physicians for you.

The medical evaluation usually takes 10-15 minutes.

If you are not approved then your consultation is free. We entail a network of highly qualified medical practitioners who are willing to evaluate any patient to see if they qualify for medical cannabis. We have a 99% approval rate so if you are not approved, you are refunded in full.

No. Driving or operating any kind of vehicle such as motor vehicle, boat, or aircraft while under influence of marijuana is not allowed.

Sign up and we can get you approved in no time!

No you can not. You can only get approved for medical marijuana from a practitioner that has registered with the Iowa medical marijuana program. And for that, we provide you a physician so you do not need to go through your primary care physicians.

Qualifying patients must be diagnosed with a debilitating condition, as defined in the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act, to be eligible for a medical cannabis registry identification card in Illinois.

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease;
  • Cancer with severe or chronic pain, nausea or severe vomiting, or cachexia (wasting disease)
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis with severe and persistent muscle spasms
  • Seizures
  • Untreatable pain
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Crohn’s disease
  • 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:
    • Cachexia, or severe wasting disease
    • Nausea or severe vomiting
    • Severe or chronic pain
    • Nausea or severe vomiting; cachexia, wasting disease;
  • Parkinson’s disease; and
  • Untreatable pain

The cost is $199 and that covers your medical evaluation, your consultation with a licensed IA practitioner registered with the state, and an authorized certification for medical marijuana purchases. For $379 you and a friend or family member can both get your cards for a nice little discount.

No. The medical marijuana is prohibited to be used in public places under the law.

There are already tons of dispensaries all over the state. You can see a list of dispensaries HERE.

IA has one of the most diverse medical marijuana programs, allowing all patients access to a variety of medical cannabis options. If you get your cannabis card in Illinois, you get access to:

  • Dry Flower
  • Tinctures
  • Oils
  • Concentrates
  • Topicals
  • Edibles

Yes! Check our homepage for a list of active states.

Data last updated 03/18/2019