Politician Info
B Zach Wahls (D - IA)

Holds office State Senate District 43


“We wanted to make sure small producers have the opportunity to enjoy [hemp] and not a couple of large companies come in and contract it out," said Sen. Zach Wahls, D-Coralville. (3/14/19)

"We should expand Iowa’s current medical cannabis law. My mother, Terry, suffers from multiple sclerosis, a chronic disease for which cannabis could provide significant relief. Our current law is so strict as to be ineffectual, so I believe it should be expanded. For recreational cannabis, though the medical research is clear that cannabis is no more dangerous than alcohol or cigarettes, I would carefully explore the impact of legalization with input from all stakeholders including law enforcement." (2018)

2020: Expands the Medical Marijuana Program to Include Severe Autism and PTSD, HF 2589
2019: Increases THC Allowance for Medical Marijuana, HF 732
Contact Zach Wahls

Email: zach.wahls@legis.iowa.gov

Web: https://www.legis.iowa.gov/legislators/legislator?ga=90&personID=27002

Phone: 515-281-3371


1007 East Grand Avenue

Des Moines, IA 50319

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