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Alabama medical cannabis

With a bill to legalize medical cannabis expected to be introduced in the Alabama Legislature in 2020, Republican state Sen. Tim Melson has asked a MMJ commission to study a draft of the proposal and make any recommended changes.

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Alabama gov signs bill establishing medical marijuana study group

Alabama won’t become the latest state to legalize medical cannabis this year, but it took a potential step forward for 2020. Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law a bill that would set up a medical marijuana commission to study the issue and then make recommendations to the Alabama Legislature next year on how to implement […]

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Alabama lawmakers OK panel to study medical cannabis legalization

Alabama lawmakers voted to create a medical marijuana commission that will make recommendations for a bill they might consider in the 2020 legislative session. The measure was a compromise after an original MMJ proposal hit opposition in the state House of Representatives. The study commission bill now goes to Gov. Kay Ivey. Republican state Sen. […]

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Alabama bill to create medical cannabis study group advances

The Alabama Legislature might create a medical marijuana study commission that could recommend legislation for next year. The proposal is a compromise after a Senate-passed bill to legalize medical marijuana hit opposition in the House of Representatives. The House might vote Friday on the watered-down bill. State Sen. Tim Melson, a Republican, said the measure […]

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Alabama Senate moves limited medical marijuana program bill forward

The Alabama Senate approved a measure Thursday that would create a limited medical cannabis sales and taxation program to treat certain debilitating illnesses and conditions. The Senate passed the bill 17-6 on Thursday. The measure now goes to the state House of Representatives, which is controlled by Republicans. For additional details about the bill, click here. […]

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Alabama lawmakers take initial step of legalizing limited medical cannabis

Alabama lawmakers advanced a bill that would establish a limited medical marijuana sales and taxation program to treat debilitating illnesses and conditions. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 6-2 in favor of the bill after a public hearing. The bill now moves to the full Alabama Senate, which is Republican-controlled. The bill by Republican Sen. Tim […]

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