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It’s official: Alabama legalizes medical marijuana

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MONTGOMERY, AL — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed medical marijuana legislation Monday as Republican opposition to the issue faded after decades of debate. The program will allow people with a qualifying medical condition to purchase medical marijuana with the recommendation of a doctor. The approval came eight years after a medical marijuana bill in 2013 […]

Alabama Legislature agrees to legalize medical marijuana

Alabama Legisl OKs MMJ

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers overcame years of resistance and gave final passage to medical marijuana legislation on Thursday, capping a long and emotional debate in which key Republican lawmakers described switching sides in favor of the proposal. The bill now goes to Gov. Kay Ivey, who is expected to sign it into law. […]