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New Alabama medical cannabis patients group formed — ‘We’d like to know what the real hold up is?'

The newly formed Patients Coalition for Medical Cannabis is advocating for the continued implementation of Alabama’s medical cannabis law.

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Marijuana experts slam companies suing AMCC for delaying medical cannabis program — 'The system is being hijacked'

The six marijuana experts spoke at the “Rollin' Out Medical Cannabis” forum to commemorate the school’s new cannabis studies curriculum.

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State Sen. Sessions files bill increasing state’s limit on medical cannabis licenses

State Sen. David Sessions (R-Grand Bay) filed legislation on Tuesday increasing the number of some types of medical cannabis business licenses available in Alabama.

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Future of medical cannabis law to be decided in April

Implementing Alabama’s medical cannabis law from 2021 might be allowed to continue with a favorable ruling by a Montgomery County Circuit Judge in April.

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Twelve more companies contest license denials by Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission

Twelve cannabis companies are contesting the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission’s denial of their integrated facility license applications at a meeting on December 12.

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Fourteen companies contest license denials by Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission

Fourteen companies are contesting license denials by the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC) at their meeting on December 1.

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Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission may let some awarded licenses stand

The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission will decide Thursday whether to rescind all previously-awarded cannabis business licenses.

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Cannabis Commission likely to void, re-award licenses for third round

The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission on Thursday passed new rule changes relating to pending license applications that will likely mean voiding the recently awarded licenses and redoing the process for a third time.

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Fmr State Rep. Ball on Cannabis Commission: ‘They need to bite the bullet and issue the licenses’

The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC) should begin moving the implementation of the new industry forward, according to former State Rep. Mike Ball (R-Madison). 

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Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission asks court to dismiss Verano lawsuit

Attorneys for the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission asked a Montgomery County Circuit Court judge on Wednesday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Verano Alabama, an applicant for a medical cannabis integrated facility license.

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Cannabis companies suing AMCC prepare for a potential third round of license awards — 'There’s a good hope that it’s going to be done differently than it’s been done before'

It appears that there will be no resolution to the ongoing legal saga between the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC) and companies that weren’t awarded a license in previous commission meetings over the summer.

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Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission awards 24 licenses, but more lawsuits likely

The vast majority of the new licenses awarded on Thursday were to the same companies that received licenses in June. 

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Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission chairman Dr. Steven Stokes resigning

Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission chairman Dr. Steven Stokes is resigning about a week after a lawsuit questioned whether he was legally allowed to serve simultaneously on both the commission and the University of South Alabama board of trustees.

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More turmoil for Medical Cannabis Commission — Lawsuit questions legality of commission chairman also serving on USA Board

It’s illegal for Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission chairman Dr. Steven Stokes to serve both on the commission and on the board of trustees of the University of South Alabama, according to a legal filing by an attorney representing a cannabis company that didn’t initially receive a business license from the commission in June.

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Marijuana company asks judge for permission to speak to Alabama Medical Cannabis commissioners to resolve lawsuit

Alabama Always, one of the medical cannabis companies currently suing the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC), asked a Montgomery Circuit Court Judge for permission to discuss its lawsuit and “potential ways to resolve it” with commissioners and AMCC staff on Monday.

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Judge postpones hearing on medical cannabis licensing leading to potential for further delays in licensing process

The business license selection process for medical cannabis licenses could see further delays.

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Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission pauses business license rollout

Members of the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC) voted to pause all proceedings related to the current offering of medical cannabis business licenses.

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Only 10 medical cannabis applications received as deadline looms, says Medical Cannabis director John McMillan

Thursday afternoon marks the application deadline for anyone hoping to get in on the medical cannabis business in Alabama.

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Madison City Council votes against medical marijuana dispensaries — 'If you want it, you can drive to Huntsville'

Unlike neighboring cities, the Madison City Council voted down an ordinance on Monday that would have allowed medical cannabis dispensaries to operate within its city limits.

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Huntsville approves medical cannabis dispensaries

The Huntsville City Council has voted unanimously to allow medical cannabis dispensaries to operate inside the city limits.

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Conflicts between state, federal drug laws cause confusion over medical marijuana in Alabama

A tension between state and federal laws concerning medical marijuana has led to confusion among lawmakers and enforcers over how the new Alabama law will work on a practical, day-to-day basis.

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Medical Cannabis Commission director McMillan: Over 566 medical cannabis requests received; Applications to go out next week

Director of Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission John McMillan said applications for licenses will be going out October 24 along with guidelines on what the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC) is looking for.

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Huntsville takes 'cautious' first step in introducing ordinance for medical cannabis dispensaries

The Huntsville City Council introduced an ordinance Thursday evening to allow medical cannabis dispensaries to operate within the city limits.

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Huntsville considers zoning options in 'measured' approach toward allowing medical marijuana dispensaries

Like several other cities in Alabama, Huntsville is looking into allowing medical cannabis dispensaries, but not without first carefully considering zoning options.

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Birmingham considers allowing medical cannabis dispensaries; Aims to promote health care, inclusivity

The Birmingham City Council introduced an ordinance Tuesday to allow medical marijuana dispensaries to operate within the city limits.

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Dothan becomes 10th Alabama city to approve medical cannabis dispensaries

Dothan became the tenth city in Alabama to pass an ordinance Tuesday morning allowing for the operation of medical cannabis dispensaries within its borders.

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Houston becomes third Alabama county to allow medical cannabis dispensaries

Houston County became the third county in Alabama to pass a resolution allowing for the operation of medical cannabis dispensaries within their counties.

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