Science - Patients Out of Time / Iowans for Medical Marijuana

The Iowa Board of Pharmacy held a series of public hearings to accept input on the medical use of marijuana. These hearings took place between August 19, 2009, and November 4, 2009, in Des Moines, Mason City, Iowa City, and Council Bluffs. A review of the scientific literature contained on this web site was presented to the Iowa Board of Pharmacy during those hearings.

Documents submitted to the Iowa Board of Pharmacy by Patients Out of Time - August 17, 2009
The 1995 Cannabis Rescheduling Petition
The 2002 Cannabis Rescheduling Petition
1999 : Marijuana and Medicine, Assessing the Science Base
Documents submitted to the Iowa Board of Pharmacy by Carl Olsen - August 20, 2009
1992 The Incidence and Role of Drugs in Fatally Injured Drivers - DOT HS 808 065
1993 Marijuana and Actual Driving Performance - DOT HS 808 078
1999 Marijuana, Alcohol and Actual Driving Performance - DOT HS 808 939
Excerpts from the 1972 Report of the Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse
Excerpts from the 1973 Report of the Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse
1995 Letter from Iowa Governor and U.S. Senator Harold E. Hughes
1996 Affidavit from Dr. Verdyn in support of Alan Helmers
1997 Iowa District Court ruling in State of Iowa v. Alan Helmers
2003 U.S. Health and Human Services Patent on Cannabinoids
Documents submitted to the Iowa Board of Pharmacy by Carl Olsen - September 6, 2009
Mason City Globe Gazette Editorial - Decriminalize marijuana for medical use - 9/6/2009
Des Moines Register Editorial - Time for conversation about medical marijuana - 7/27/2009
Ames Tribune Editorial - Medical Marijuana Laws Need to be Fixed - 10/21/1997
Des Moines Register Editorial - Marijuana: What's the fuss? - 12/5/1996
Des Moines Register Editorial - Enlightened marijuana votes - 11/11/1996
Des Moines Register - Drug eases his pain, but brings arrest - 10/7/1990
Des Moines Register - Medicinal use of marijuana inconsistent - 3/22/1992
Ladd Huffman v. FDA - Motion to Dismiss (Part 1) - 6/17/1993
Ladd Huffman v. FDA - Motion to Dismiss (Part 2) - 6/17/1993
Ladd Huffman v. FDA - Motion to Dismiss (Part 3) - 6/17/1993
Documents submitted to the Iowa Board of Pharmacy by Carl Olsen - September 14, 2009
First Email to the Iowa Board of Pharmacy - 9/14/2009
Second Email to the Iowa Board of Pharmacy - 9/14/2009
Third Email to the Iowa Board of Pharmacy - 9/14/2009
Carl Olsen v. DEA - Petition for Writ of Certiorari - 1/9/1997
Carl Olsen v. DEA - Appendix to Petition for Writ - 1/9/1997
Document submitted to the Iowa Board of Pharmacy by Carl Olsen - October 6, 2009
International Association for Cannabis as Medicine 5th Conference on Cannabinoids as Medicine 2009
Document submitted to the Iowa Board of Pharmacy by Carl Olsen - November 3, 2009
Adverse health effects of non-medical cannabis use, The Lancet, October 15, 2009
Estimating drug harms, David Nutt, Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, October 2009