medical marijuana http://apr.org en Ala. House Panel Votes 'No' On Medical Marijuana http://apr.org/post/ala-house-panel-votes-no-medical-marijuana <P>An Alabama House committee has defeated a bill that would have legalized the sale of medical marijuana.</P> <P>The committee voted 12-2 against the bill by Democratic Rep, Patricia Todd of Birmingham.</P> <P>Todd told committee members that marijuana can ease the pain of people suffering from cancer or other diseases. She said the image of someone toking on a joint is not always accurate with medical marijuana which is often taken in pill form or in food. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 22:56:14 +0000 The Associated Press 24493 at http://apr.org Ala. House Panel Votes 'No' On Medical Marijuana Ala. House To Consider Bill To Legalize Marijuana http://apr.org/post/ala-house-consider-bill-legalize-marijuana <P>A bill has been pre-filed in the Alabama House that would legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes.</P> <P>The sponsor, Democratic Rep. Patricia Todd of Birmingham, says legalizing the drug for medical purposes would help cancer patients receiving chemotherapy and others suffering from severe pain. Wed, 30 Jan 2013 23:11:19 +0000 The Associated Press 24062 at http://apr.org Ala. House To Consider Bill To Legalize Marijuana