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Iowa State Senator to Present Bills For Legalizing Medical Marijuana
DES MOINES, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28) -- An Iowa democrat is lobbying to legalize medical marijuana.
Senator Joe Bolkcom says he will fight for legislation to legalize the drug in 20-14.
So far, Iowa lawmakers have not embraced similar proposed policies.
Bolkcom says he will offer bills reclassifying marijuana as a drug with medical benefits and create a program modeled on new mexico's system.
So far, 20 states have legalized medical marijuana.