The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission will decide Thursday whether to rescind all previously-awarded cannabis business licenses.
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.
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).
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.
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.
The vast majority of the new licenses awarded on Thursday were to the same companies that received licenses in June.
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.
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.
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.
The business license selection process for medical cannabis licenses could see further delays.
Members of the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC) voted to pause all proceedings related to the current offering of medical cannabis business licenses.
Thursday afternoon marks the application deadline for anyone hoping to get in on the medical cannabis business in Alabama.
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.
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.
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.
The Huntsville City Council introduced an ordinance Thursday evening to allow medical cannabis dispensaries to operate within the city limits.
Like several other cities in Alabama, Huntsville is looking into allowing medical cannabis dispensaries, but not without first carefully considering zoning options.
The Birmingham City Council introduced an ordinance Tuesday to allow medical marijuana dispensaries to operate within the city limits.
Dothan became the tenth city in Alabama to pass an ordinance Tuesday morning allowing for the operation of medical cannabis dispensaries within its borders.
Houston County became the third county in Alabama to pass a resolution allowing for the operation of medical cannabis dispensaries within their counties.
The Houston County Commission will consider at their meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 12 whether to allow medical cannabis dispensaries to operate in the county.
The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission will begin accepting applications from companies seeking a medical marijuana grower, processor, transporter or dispensary license on Thursday.
The city of Cullman is preparing to authorize medical cannabis growing, processing and dispensing locations.
The Tuscaloosa City Council is now discussing how to go about having its own set of regulations and a licensing process.