Medical Cannabis Law Hearing

Iowans are getting a chance to lobby the state government over a new law that allows the use of cannabis oil for medical purposes. A public hearing was held today over the Iowa Communications Network, connecting citizens at 10 different sites with government officials in Des Moines. Today's hearing was aimed at hearing concerns over the way the new law will be implemented. One person who attended the hearing in Sioux City hopes the law is a stepping stone. "I just think it's a worthy cause," said Douglas Gale. "To see if we can get this expanded. This law expanded. So that's what I'm looking for, some answers. To see if it's possible to go ahead and maybe get this expanded." Those with similar questions were told to contact their state legislator. Governor Branstad has said he would veto any attempt to expand marijuana use in Iowa.