As Iowa’s health-related marijuana system this week meets its newest benchmark set by a law outlining its expansion, sufferers and caregivers can count on additional solutions to turn out to be out there to them in the future, state manufacturing officials indicate.

Thursday marks the official launch of Iowa Relief, the second state-authorized health-related marijuana manufacturer, which plans to release a tincture as its initially item out there to Iowans who rely on the system to relieve chronic health-related circumstances.

Not only are additional solutions on the horizon from the new facility in Cedar Rapids, but one more state health-related marijuana manufacturer — MedPharm Iowa of Des Moines — plans to release vapor-primarily based solutions, the initially of its type below the system.


Iowa Relief will give the tincture from a line of solutions known as “Botanist,” business officials announced at a public regulatory meeting earlier this month.

“We believed the market place was searching for a tincture,” Patrick Doherty, senior operations associate of Acreage Holdings, the New Jersey-primarily based cannabis startup that owns Iowa Relief, told The Gazette.