On April 23, 2014, John Forbes PH’80, Drake College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, gave the 2014 Weaver Medal of Honor Lecture at Drake University. John represents Iowa House District 40 in the Iowa House of Representatives and is the owner and manager of Medicap Pharmacy in Urbandale, Iowa. At the end of his lecture, John explained the negotiations that went on behind the scenes with Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and House Committee on Public Safety chair, Rep. Clel Baudler.
Iowa Representative John Forbes (4/23/2014) – 6 minutes and 11 seconds
On May 23, 2014, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad announced on Iowa Public Television’s Iowa Press program he will sign the bill and repeated some of the same things Rep. Forbes said in his lecture on April 23.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad (5/23/2014) – 2 minutes and 13 seconds
Iowans for Medical Marijuana has begun endorsing candidates for the 2014 elections in Iowa.
May 24, 2014 – Iowans for Medical Marijuana has begun endorsing candidates for the 2014 elections in Iowa. Our candidate questionnaire can be downloaded here. We have endorsed one candidate so far, Hans Erickson for Iowa House District 47.