CARE Act

Gov. Kay Ivey signed SB 236 into law today. The bill, sponsored by Tim Melson (R-Florence), will set up a commission to study the best path forward for legalizing medical marijuana in Alabama. Dustin Chandler, whose daughter Carly inspired Caryl’s Law, posted on Facebook thanking…

The Alabama House has passed a substitute bill for SB 236, also known as the CARE Act, which would create the Medical Cannabis Study Commission that will study approaches, develop regulations, and recommend future legislation on medical marijuana. The bill passed 80-19. Since the House…

The Alabama House Committee gave a favorable report to a substitute bill for SB 236 which means it will now wait for a chance to appear on the House floor for debate and a vote which could happen on Thursday. The bill has changed drastically…

The House Health Committee gave a favorable vote to a substitute bill of SB 236, Alabama’s medical marijuana bill. The approval followed a public hearing yesterday in which the Committee heard from proponents and opponents of the bill. The SB 236 substitute bill is drastically…

A public hearing was held today to receive feedback on potentially legalizing medical marijuana in Alabama. The House Health Committee heard from proponents and opponents of the bill during an hour-long hearing. The proponents included: State Sen. Tim Melson (R-Florence), sponsor of SB 236. John…

The CARE Act, Alabama’s medical marijuana bill, saw a relatively easy path through the Senate but the House is poised to completely change the current bill. According to the Montgomery Advertiser, the bill, SB 236, will not be able to pass the House as it…

The Alabama medical marijuana bill isn’t dead yet. You all let Goat Hill know what you thought about the CARE ACT (SB 236) yesterday and according to Dustin Chandler of Carly’s Law, now you’ll get to do it in person as well. It appeared that…

It has been a busy day for the Matt & Aunie show. Dustin Chandler was on earlier talking about how the medical marijuana bill he supports may be a victim to stall tactics and how another law named after his daughter may disappear. On after…

Dustin Chandler appeared on the Matt & Aunie Show today to discuss the Medical Marijuana bill which he fears may be in danger of not getting a vote in the House. If you don’t know who Dustin Chandler is, he is the father of Carly,…

Bad news for medical marijuana in Alabama. An update today from the Facebook page of Carly’s Law shows that the CARE Act is being held up in Committee, possibly an attempt by State Rep. Paul Lee (R-Dothan) to prevent the bill from having enough time…