Marijuana

Alabama is one step closer to having access to medical marijuana. The Alabama Senate passed SB165 from Senator Tim Melson (R-Florence) with a vote of 22-11. The bill would be the strictest medical marijuana bill to be passed in the United States, requiring patients to…

Marijuana cannabis leaves and stethoscope.

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 8-1 in favor of a bill filed by Tim Melson (R-Florence) called the Compassion Act which would legalize medical marijuana in the state of Alabama. One person abstained from voting. The bill moves on to the full Senate for a…

On Wednesday, the Alabama Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to have a hearing on Senator Tim Melson’s medical marijuana bill, SB165. It is possible that the Senate will have a vote on the bill that same day. The bill would allow patients to be prescribed…

Anthony Daniels State of the State Address

187 years ago, our ancestors looked up into the dark sky and witnessed a meteor shower that inspired family tales, song lyrics, and even license plates. That was the night that the stars fell on Alabama. Every Alabamian, regardless of their earthly-shackles of gender, race,…

Wooden letters spelling Epic fail on brown background

Attorney General Steve Marshall continues to show that he is all about pandering to his base, rather than putting real effort into fixing the problems that face Alabama.

Marijuana farm. Growing Cannabis sativa in farm.

At a Tuesday forum in Huntsville moderated by Jeff Poor, the host of WVNN’s “The Jeff Poor Show,” every AL GOP Senate candidate except for Roy Moore backed keeping marijuana illegal at the federal level. Moore was asked, “Should the federal government tell the states…

After Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall announced his opposition to legislation that would legalize and regulate the use of medical marijuana in Alabama, State. Rep. Mike Ball (R-Madison) responded in a Friday appearance on “The Jeff Poor Show”. “The thing that was so disappointing to…

After Alabama’s Medical Cannabis Study Commission voted in December to recommend legislation that would legalize and regulate the use of medical marijuana in Alabama, the fight for medical marijuana seemed optimistic, but advocates for this legislation have found a new opponent: Alabama Attorney General, Steve…

Alabama’s Medical Cannabis Study Commission voted 12-3 (3 voted no, 3 others abstained) to recommend legislation that would legalize and regulate the use of medical marijuana in the state of Alabama. “It’s a strong showing that two-thirds thought the legislation was reasonable and well-thought-out,” said…

There is a great deal of effort going on in Montgomery to legalize the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes. So much effort, in fact, that a review of the draft legislation indicates that the Republican majority may well be asked very soon to throw…