There are two categories of persons eligible to apply for the Cannabidiol Registration Card:
- patients age 18 and older who have intractable epilepsy; and
- primary caregivers for patients with intractable epilepsy
“Patient” means a person who is a permanent resident of the state of Iowa that suffers from intractable epilepsy and has received a recommendation from a neurologist for the medical use of cannabidiol pursuant to Iowa Code section 124D.
“Primary Caregiver” means a person, at least eighteen years of age, who has been designated by a patient’s neurologist or a person having custody of a patient, as being necessary to take responsibility for managing the well-being of the patient with respect to the medical use of cannabidiol pursuant to the provisions of Iowa Code Chapter 124D.