Shortly before 4 p.m. Wednesday, the Alabama House Judiciary Committee approved the bill on a voice vote, but not without some proposed changes. Seventeen amendments were expected and the committee heard about 15 of them total. Many of the changes were proposed by Rep. Ben Robbins of Talladega County.
Amendments ranged from eliminating out-of-state cannabis licenses to ensure an intrastate system to allowing state health officer Dr. Scott Harris to appoint a member to the cannabis commission the bill would create. Suggest a Correction
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There are currently 36 states that support medical cannabis, including Florida and Mississippi. The bill still has to go before the House Health Committee before it heads to the house floor for a vote.
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