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Nurse anesthetist Christine Carr warns against medical marijuana ordinances, advises what can be done

The city of Jasper is one of many in Alabama that has approved ordinances allowing business licenses to dispensaries in the medical marijuana industry. The approval had some residents concerned and they gathered to hear this week from Christine Carr, CRNA.

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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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Mobile approves medical marijuana dispensaries despite pleas to keep them out of city limits

The city of Mobile has joined other municipalities across the state in allowing for medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits.

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Mobile Council members walk out of meeting on medical marijuana as heated debate continues

The debate over whether to allow medical marijuana dispensaries within Mobile's city limits got heated Monday night resulting in council members walking out of the meeting.

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Mobile City Council to vote on marijuana dispensary ordinance after heated debate

The city of Mobile will join other cities across the state in considering an ordinance to allow medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits.

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Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission vows to help law enforcement track products from 'seed to sale'

While questions remain among some law enforcement agencies regarding policing procedures, AMCC External Affairs Director Brittany Peters said the commission plans to have systems in place so it, as well as law enforcement, can track the entire medical marijuana process, from “seed to sale.”

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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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Cullman passes resolution to authorize medical cannabis sites in city limits

The city of Cullman is preparing to authorize medical cannabis growing, processing and dispensing locations.

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Ray Melick talks SEC Media Days on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on The Jeff Poor Show as they discuss SEC Media Days, political races with their fundraising and potential seniority factors, and medical marijuana and its lack of transparency in the process.

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Medical Cannabis Commission director John McMillan says 'best case' late 2023 for product availability

Although the legislature voted to make so-called medical cannabis available in May 2021, Alabamians will still have to wait a bit until cannabis products are available for legal use.

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Stakeholders express concerns with cannabis rules

The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission held a public hearing on Thursday where stakeholders and citizens were allowed to express their opinions on the proposed rules for the Alabama cannabis industry.

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Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission awards contract after lengthy debate

“Recommendations from people that we don’t know who they are or what criteria they used in making their recommendation is not acceptable. I don’t believe there should be anonymity,” said Alabama Medical Cannabis Commissioner Loree Skelton on the proposal to award Metric the seed to sale tracking system contract for the state's cannabis program.

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Marijuana group lays out ambitious 2023 legislative agenda

Alabamians 4 Medical Cannabis Freedom announced on Wednesday an ambitious legislative agenda for the 2023 Alabama Regular Legislative Session.

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Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission releases draft rules

The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission met on Thursday. Items discussed included new rules to govern the industry as well as presentations from Louisiana and Ohio officials on how those states dispense their medical marijuana. There will be a public hearing on the proposed rules on July 14.

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Marijuana company promises jobs to the people of Henagar

Anejos Logistics wants to build a facility to grow and process medical marijuana for the state's inaugural medical marijuana program. The company hopes to bring 100 to 200 jobs to Henager in Dekalb County.

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Blanchard says medical marijuana is a done deal; opposes recreational use

Gubernatorial candidate Lynda “Lindy” Blanchard was in Birmingham last week speaking with the Greater Birmingham Young Republicans....

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City responds to mayor's marijuana use after gubernatorial candidacy announcement

By Terry Schrimscher for The Tribune SPRINGVILLE — The Springville City Council met for the second regular meeting of 2022 on Monday...

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Tim James starts gubernatorial campaign with fire against mandates, marijuana, etc.

On Wednesday, Greenville businessman Tim James formally launched his campaign for governor on the steps of the Capitol Building. James...

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Medical cannabis moving forward for September licensing

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission met Thursday for its monthly meeting. The commission has been tasked by...

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Tim James thinks medical marijuana legislation should be repealed

By Brandon Moseley Tim James said that medical marijuana legislation passed during the 2021 regular session should be repealed. James...

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Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission will not rush marijuana licenses

By Brandon Moseley On Thursday, October 14, 2021, the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission announced that they do not have any intention...