Under existing law an adult woman who qualifies as having a specified medical condition is eligible to lawfully obtain medical cannabis
This bill would require a dispensary site to require a negative pregnancy test for women of childbearing age before allowing them to purchase medical cannabis and would prohibit breast-feeding women from purchasing medical cannabis unless as a registered caregiver
This bill will would require that any dispensary be located one thousand feet from a day-care center, or 2-year or 4-year institution of higher education
This bill would also require a registered certifying physician to obtain a negative pregnancy test from a patient who is a woman of childbearing age before recommending use of medical cannabis to that patient
Relating to the medical use of cannabis; to amend Section 20-2A-64, Code of Alabama 1975, as added by Section of Act 2021-450 of the 2021 Regular Session; to establish certain requirements for medical cannabis use by women of childbearing age.
|March 31, 2022||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Judiciary|
|Bill Text||HB531 Alabama 2022 Session - Introduced|