Ankeny store owner gets arrested for selling CBD products while unlicensed- Is CBD legal or not in Iowa?

Ankeny store owner gets arrested for selling CBD products while unlicensed- Is CBD legal or not in Iowa?

Source: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/crime-and-courts/2019/12/05/iowa-cbd-store-owner-arrested-selling-cannabidoil-while-unlicensed/2617385001/ An Ankeny business owner was arrested for allegedly selling CBD products while unlicensed by the state. According to the county attorney’s office, it is the first charge of its kind in Polk County.  Lacie Navin, 33 was arrested by the Ankeny Police on Wednesday, at her business, Your CBD Store located at 833 E. First St., said spokesperson for the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Lt. Heath Osberg.  According to a criminal complaint, officers from the Narcotics Enforcement Task Force from the Mid-Iowa had purchased CBD products twice from Navin’s store. It wasn’t clear in the complaint if the officers were working undercover or were in uniform, and Navin couldn’t be reached for comment.  The first purchase was on October 15 which included a pack of CBD gummies, CBD lotion, and hemp extract oil. According to the complaint, lab testing concluded that all the products contained cannabidiol or CBD.  Officers went to her store again on Monday and purchased another pack of CBD gummies. Navin was arrested and charged two days later with two counts of failure to pay tax on unlawful substance and controlled substance violation. Osberg said there had been many complaints in multiple counties and that…

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