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Five Questions With Doug Jones

Written by David Preston on August 21, 2019

This article continues an ongoing series of articles where BamaPolitics.com will ask questions of the candidates running for federal office in 2020. These articles are designed to give our readers an introduction to each candidate and give you a better understanding of why they are…

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…

Alabama House of Representatives Chambers

Regardless of partisan affiliation, Alabama voters have got to abstain from their toxic addiction to identity politics and work together to address the real problems that are facing the state.

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…

Alabama’s revenue problem isn’t new. We’ve been doing nothing about it for over a decade. Each time a sensible reform or creative solution is proposed, it’s killed by right-wing hardliners.

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…