Ten Iowa senators have introduced a resolution to study the feasibility of legalizing medical marijuana in the state.
Five republican and five democrats are sponsoring Senate Resolution 112.
The bill sites research that cannabis can help with symptoms associated with epilepsy, cancer, multiple sclerosis and HIV/AIDS.
The resolution will be sent to the Iowa Legislative Council which meets over the summer to consider request for interim studies.
The bill asks that the study be complete and a final report filed by December 30th.