The Iowa Department of Public Health has offered cannabis dispensary licenses to proposed stores in Council Bluffs, Davenport, Sioux City, Waterloo, and Windsor Heights.
In this news buzz edition of River to River, Emily Woodbury talks with Des Moines Register Health Reporter Tony Leys about what that means for Iowans.
Elsewhere in the program, we hear from Iowa Public Radio statehouse correspondent Joyce Russell about state politics this week. Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Iowa State University Eric Davis talks about data collection. IPR reporter Katarina Sostaric and Criminal Defense Attorney Steven Drahozal talk about the application of Iowa's stand your ground law, and Professor of Astronomy and Physics at the University of Iowa Allison Jaynes talks about an out-of-control Chinese Space Station.