Iowa Cannabis Co. is opening up a medical marijuana dispensary in Iowa City, the sixth dispensary in Iowa.
The Iowa Cannabis Company is opening a new medical marijuana dispensary in Iowa City, the sixth medical cannabidiol dispensary in the state.
“The city offered a letter of support for their state license application,” Iowa City City Manager Geoff Fruin, wrote in an email to The Daily Iowan. “We absolutely welcome them into our community and hope their offerings will help many in need.”
As of July, there are 6,491 medical marijuana cardholders in Iowa, 185 of those live in Johnson County. More than 2,000 people signed up for the program in the past year.
The dispensary is under construction on 322 Hwy 1 W, in Iowa City, and plans to be open on Oct. 1. The store will be the Iowa Cannabis Company’s second location, the first being in Cedar Rapids.
Iowa Cannabis Company offers THC capsules, tinctures, and vapes at varying potency levels.
Iowa’s Medical Cannabidiol Program started in 2014 and allowed patients and caretakers access to medical cannabidiol if the patients were diagnosed with certain conditions, the most common of which being chronic pain.
In 2020, the Iowa