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Alabama’s draft medical cannabis bill: What does it entail?

Alabama’s draft medical cannabis bill: What does it entail?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 9, 2020

The vast majority of members who form Alabama’s Medical Cannabis Study Commission support a bill to legalize the plant for pharmaceutical purposes.  In an attempt to sway lawmakers' decisions on the regulation of cannabis-based products and plant cultivation, 12 members of the 18-strong Commission voted in...

Alabama Legislature approves bill to establish a medical cannabis commission

Alabama Legislature approves bill to establish a medical cannabis commission

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 13, 2019

On May 31, the Alabama Legislature approved a medical cannabis bill that would establish a commission comprising a team of lawyers, doctors and healthcare professionals. The approved bill is a slightly toned down version of a previous bill that would have legalized the cannabis plant for medical pur...

Alabama Senate approves bill to legalize medical cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 13, 2019

At the end of April, a bill to legalize medical cannabis in Alabama was approved by the Senate committee. This was the second significant achievement for proponents of cannabis reform in the state during the span of just seven days. A week prior to the Senate committee vote, cannabis was decriminalized in Alabama. Th...

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