cannabis http://iowapublicradio.org en Self-Driving Cars: No Longer Science Fiction http://iowapublicradio.org/post/self-driving-cars-no-longer-science-fiction <p>Decades ago, researchers dreamed about cars that could park themselves and avoid accidents. And now, it’s no longer science fiction.</p><p>Today on <em>River to River</em>, a look at the latest transportation-related news. We look at modern advances to our transportation systems, including self-driving cars, an update on the controversy surrounding traffic cameras in Iowa, the effects of cannabis on a driver, the hazards of all-terrain vehicles, and efforts by the Iowa DNR to crack down on drinking while driving on the water.</p><p></p> Thu, 29 May 2014 22:15:37 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Emily Woodbury 41440 at http://iowapublicradio.org Self-Driving Cars: No Longer Science Fiction Branstad on Medical Cannabis, Juvenile Home, and Secret Settlements http://iowapublicradio.org/post/branstad-medical-cannabis-juvenile-home-and-secret-settlements <p>Iowa Governor Terry&nbsp;Branstad would support a bill with limited medical uses for cannabis if it looks similar to legislation passed in Utah. &nbsp;Host Clay Masters talks with Branstad&nbsp;about medical marijuana, the juvenile home, secret settlements, and more on this Legislative Day edition of River to River from the Law Library at the Iowa state capitol building.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:30:12 +0000 Clay Masters & Katherine Perkins 38737 at http://iowapublicradio.org Branstad on Medical Cannabis, Juvenile Home, and Secret Settlements Shifting Views on Medical Cannabis in the Iowa Legislature http://iowapublicradio.org/post/shifting-views-medical-cannabis-iowa-legislature <p>Views on medical marijuana appear to be shifting in the Iowa Senate and among the GOP.</p><p>Today on <em>River to River</em> - what this may mean for cannabis in Iowa moving forward.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 19:48:23 +0000 Clay Masters & Katherine Perkins 38376 at http://iowapublicradio.org Shifting Views on Medical Cannabis in the Iowa Legislature The Future of Medical Marijuana in Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/future-medical-marijuana-iowa <p>Illinois recently became the 20<sup>th</sup> state to legalize medical marijuana. And, some in Iowa are pushing for a similar initiative. Today on River to River, host Ben Kieffer sits down with Iowa patients and families who believe cannabis to be an effective medicine for their suffering. He talks with medical professionals about the benefits and the concerns of using the drug as medicine. And, State Senator Joe Bolkcom and Iowa’s drug policy coordinator Steve Lukan give a preview of how this issue will play out in the upcoming Iowa legislative session.</p><p></p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 22:37:43 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Emily Woodbury 32643 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Future of Medical Marijuana in Iowa