Category: Medical Marijuana

Melson: Proposed Changes Coming to Medical Marijuana Law

MONTGOMERY— Proposed changes to Alabama’s medical cannabis law will be coming soon.

Sen. Tim Melson, R-Florence, the sponsor of the cannabis bill that became law earlier this year, said he will file legislation to make technical changes to some of the wording around timing and deadlines in the law, including starting the licensing process for growers earlier. Read more.

Medical Marijuana Commission Holds Organizational Meeting

MONTGOMERY — Alabama’s Medical Marijuana Commission gathered for the first time Thursday for an organizational meeting as it begins the process of rolling out medical marijuana policies in the state.

The 14-member panel voted to make Steven Stokes, a Dothan radiation oncologist, chair of the commission.

Stokes told Alabama Daily News that the coming months will be a busy time for the commission as it works to set up the state’s “seed-to-sale” regulatory practices for medical marijuana.
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