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