The Alabama Legislature would possibly create a medical marijuana examine fee that might suggest laws for subsequent yr.
The proposal is a compromise after a Senate-passed invoice to legalize medical marijuana hit opposition within the Home of Representatives.
The Home would possibly vote Friday on the watered-down invoice.
State Sen. Tim Melson, a Republican, mentioned the measure could be a step towards permitting ailing sufferers to entry medical marijuana.
Melson’s unique invoice would have allowed sufferers with sure medical circumstances to buy MMJ with a physician’s approval.
The Alabama Senate accepted the measure in a 17-6 vote, however the invoice hit opposition within the Home.
Earlier efforts to permit medical marijuana have faltered within the conservative state.
– Related Press