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The legislation would allow patients 19 and older who are suffering from one of 33 conditions to qualify for medical marijuana and obtain it at licensed dispensaries. It would also establish a commission responsible for licensing cultivators, distributors and retailers and also approving medical cannabis cards for patients.
Conditions that qualify patients for legal marijuana access include addiction, epilepsy, chronic pain, cancer and depression.
The Senate Judiciary Committee passed the bill in a 6-2 vote, with three abstentions. It will now head to the full Senate.
Alabama Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Bill