Legislation to Legalize Medical Cannabis Filed in Alabama

A proposalAlabama-sign to legalize cannabis for patients suffering from a variety of medical conditions has been filed in Alabama’s Senate, with a companion bill to be filed soon in the state’s House of Representatives.

The Alabama Medical Marijuana Patient Safe Access Act (Senate Bill 326), filed by Senator Bobby Singleton, would allow qualified patients to possess and use up to 10 ounces of cannabis, and would allow them to purchase the medicine from state-licensed dispensaries. Representative John Rogers will be filing a companion bill in the House in the coming days.

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