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Governor Terry E. Branstad

posted on May 23, 2014 03:57 PM

Governor Terry E. Branstad Play Video Gov. Terry E. Branstad (R-Panora) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. We discuss his administration, look back at the 2014 legislative session and get an update on his re-election campaign. Joining Governor Branstad at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news... Watch Full Episode

Branstad says he'll sign cannabis oil bill

posted on May 23, 2014 11:43 AM

Branstad says he'll sign cannabis oil bill Play Video Gov. Terry Branstad says he has reviewed the cannabis oil bill passed by the legislature, and he will sign it into law. He says he thinks it will help Iowans with epilepsy, and the bill is written in a limited way that should help prevent abuses and problems. Watch Story

Medical Marijuana

posted on March 21, 2014 04:39 PM

Medical Marijuana Play Video Senator Joe Bolkcom (D-Iowa City) and Steve Lukan, director of Iowa’s Office of Drug Control Policy, and West Des Moines Mayor Steve Gaer (R) are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. They will discuss whether or not Iowa should legalize medical marijuana. Joining Bolkcom, Lukan, and Gaer... Watch Full Episode

Steve Gaer on medical marijuana: Don't deny us something we know has helped other people

posted on March 21, 2014 04:08 PM

Steve Gaer on medical marijuana: Don't deny us something we know has helped other people Play Video Steve Gaer of West Des Moines says he believes medical marijuana could help his daughter, who suffers from a severe form of epilepsy. He says it should be a doctor-patient decision, not the government's decision. And he says families shouldn't have to move from Iowa to another state just to get... Watch Story

Steve Lukan: Proceed cautiously in debate over medical marijuana

posted on March 21, 2014 04:02 PM

Steve Lukan: Proceed cautiously in debate over medical marijuana Play Video Steve Lukan, director of the Governor's Office of Drug Control Policy, says Iowans need to proceed cautiously when considering legalizing medical marijuana. He says there are legitimate policy and health questions, and we don't want to rush to legalize a drug to help people that could also end up... Watch Story

Sen. Joe Bolkcom: There's a way to develop safe, legal access to medical marijuana

posted on March 21, 2014 03:32 PM

Sen. Joe Bolkcom: There's a way to develop safe, legal access to medical marijuana Play Video Sen. Joe Bolkcom (D-Iowa City) is helping lead efforts in the state legislature to legalize medical marijuana. He says there's a path forward to develop safe, legal access to cannabis in a restricted way that could help improve patients' quality of life through a doctor's prescription, while... Watch Story

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