Alabama Introduces the Medical Marijuana Patient Safe Access Act: The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Update

From the Heart of Dixie to the Lone Star State, from sea to shining sea, the tide is turning towards marijuana legalization and we’re on the front lines. Here’s the latest in cannabis legalization news:

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The Alabama Medical Marijuana Patient Safe Access Act (Senate Bill 326) was introduced by Senator Bobby Singleton (D-Greensboro) to be joined by a companion bill in the House, coming soon courtesy of Representative John Rogers (D-Birmingham). The bill is shockingly comprehensive, approving 25 qualifying medical conditions and allowing patients to purchase between 2.5 and 16 ounces of cannabis from state-regulated dispensaries (overseen by the Department of Agriculture). Additionally, patients could apply for an individual license to cultivate their own plants. If you live in the Heart of Dixie and you want to support the Alabama Medical Marijuana Safe Access Act, sign the petition here!

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