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Alabama Governor Signs Bill Legalizing Medical Cannabis Oil

Roughly a week after being overwhelmingly approved by Alabama’s full legislature, a measure to legalize the medical use of low-THC cannabis oil has been signed into law by Governor Robert Bentley. Leni’s Law goes into effect on June 1st. Under the new law, it will be legal for those with a recommendation from a physician …

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Alabama’s Full Legislature Votes 124 to 7 to Legalize Medical Cannabis Oil

Alabama’s full legislature has passed a measure to legalize the medical use of low-THC cannabis oil for those who receive a recommendation from a physician. The proposal was approved with overwhelming bipartisan support: the vote was 95 to 4 in the House of Representatives, and 29 to 3 in the Senate. The bill now goes …

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Alabama Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis

Legislation to legalize medical cannabis has been passed with a 4 to 3 vote by Alabama’s Senate Judiciary Committee. Senate Bill 326 now moves towards a full Senate vote. If approved into law, the Alabama Medical Marijuana Patient Safe Access Act would allow those with a qualifying condition to possess up to 10 ounces of …

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University of Alabama Receives FDA Approval to Produce, Administer and Study Cannabis Extracts

The University of Alabama has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin cultivating, administering and studying the impact of low-THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), high-CBD (cannabidiol) cannabis extracts on childhood and adult seizure disorders. In April, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley signed into law Senate Bill 174 which authorizes the University of Alabama’s Department of …

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