legalizing marijuana http://apr.org en Bill Would Legalize Marijuana Derivative In Ala. http://apr.org/post/bill-would-legalize-marijuana-derivative-ala <p>A bill planned for the upcoming session of the Alabama Legislature would legalize a substance derived from marijuana that is believed to help control seizures in children.</p><p>Republican Rep. Mike Ball of Madison told al.com that he plans to sponsor the bill to allow parents of children with certain neurological and epileptic disorders to possess cannabidiol. He says it doesn't produce a high and has no street value.</p> Sat, 04 Jan 2014 16:41:39 +0000 The Associated Press 44381 at http://apr.org Bill Would Legalize Marijuana Derivative In Ala. 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