Iowa Cannabis Labeling Laws

Excerpted from Iowa Department of Health, Information for Manufacturers and Dispensaries on: May 27, 2020

641—154.21(124E) Packaging and Labeling

154.21(3) Package labeling.

a. A manufacturer shall ensure that all medical cannabidiol packaging is labeled with the following
(1) The name and address of the manufacturer where the medical cannabidiol was manufactured;

(2) The medical cannabidiol’s primary active ingredients, including levels of tetrahydrocannabinol,
tetrahydrocannabinolic acid, cannabidiol, and cannabidiol acid;

(3) Directions for use of the product, including recommended and maximum amount by age and
weight, if applicable;

(4) All ingredients of the product shown with common or usual names, including any colors,
artificial flavors, and preservatives, listed in descending order by predominance of weight;

(5) Instructions for storage, including light and temperature requirements, if any;

(6) Date of expiration;

(7) The date of manufacture and lot number;

(8) A notice with the statement, including capitalization: “This product has not been analyzed or
approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. There is limited information on the side
effects of using this product, and there may be associated health risks and medication interactions. This
product is not recommended for use by pregnant or breastfeeding women. KEEP THIS PRODUCT OUT

(9) The universal warning symbol provided by the department; and

(10) A notice with the statement: “This medical cannabidiol is for therapeutic use only. Use of this
product by a person other than the patient listed on the label is unlawful and may result in the cancellation
of the patient’s medical cannabidiol registration card. Return unused medical cannabidiol to a dispensary
for disposal.”

b. Labeling text shall not include any false or misleading statements.

c. A package may contain multiple labels if the information required by this rule is not obstructed.

d. Labeling text font size shall be no smaller than 6 point.


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