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Alabama medical marijuana bill passes another legislative hurdle

Alabama Senate committee passes medical marijuana bill
Alabama Senate committee passes medical marijuana bill
Updated: Apr. 7, 2021 at 5:21 PM EDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - A medical marijuana bill has cleared another hurdle in the Alabama Legislature.

The House judiciary committee approved the bill Wednesday.

This bill would allow people with more than a dozen medical conditions to have access to medical marijuana with a physician’s approval.

Those with medical conditions would need to get a card that would allow them to have access to it.

The legislation also sets up a commission to regulate growing, processing and dispensing in Alabama.

The bill now moves to a House health committee.

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