Three companies have been offered licenses to operate medical marijuana dispensaries in Iowa to offer medical marijuana in five Iowa communities including Waterloo, Davenport, Council Bluffs, Sioux City, and the Des Moines suburb of Windsor Heights.

Patients will be able to obtain cannabis oil with a state permit for conditions such as epilepsy and cancer. Smoking marijuana, whether for medical or recreational purposes, is still ILLEGAL in the state of Iowa..
Iowa Cannabis Company would operate in Waterloo. Have a Heart Compassion Care was authorized for Council Bluffs and Davenport. MedPharm Iowa, the state's only licensed manufacturer, was offered licenses for Sioux City and Windsor Heights.

Nearly 2 dozen companies had applied for licenses in Iowa.