Patients suffering from a variety of serious ailments in Alabama are a step closer to accessing medical cannabis after a House Committee made several amendments to a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in the state. The legislation, which has already passed the Senate, would allow qualifying patients to purchase and possess up to 70 daily doses of medical cannabis. Additionally, the bill would establish an Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission and task it with implementing industry legislations and issuing licenses.
Senator Tim Melson, who sponsored the bill, stated that giving patients access to medical cannabis could reduce the number of deaths caused by opioid overdose. To qualify for medical cannabis under the program, patients would have to be diagnosed with one of 20 qualifying conditions including intractable pain and post-traumatic stress disorder (“PTSD”). As per one of the amendments, the daily dose…
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