Alabama medicinal marijuana http://apr.org en Bill For Marijuana Derivative Expands Into Study http://apr.org/post/bill-marijuana-derivative-expands-study <p></p><p>A bill to allow the treatment of epileptic seizures with a marijuana derivative has turned into a $1 million medical study that will supply the product to Alabama families.</p><p>Legislators pushing a bill known as "Carly's Law" announced the change on Tuesday and predicted it will win legislative approval in the next few weeks.</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 21:38:34 +0000 The Associated Press 48227 at http://apr.org Bill For Marijuana Derivative Expands Into Study Alabama Senate Facing Bill Allowing Marijuana Oil http://apr.org/post/alabama-senate-facing-bill-allowing-marijuana-oil <p></p><p>A Huntsville legislator says he's working on changes to his bill allowing an extract from marijuana to be used to treat children's seizures from epilepsy.</p><p>Republican Sen. Paul Sanford says he will join other advocates to announce the changes Tuesday and he hopes it will improve the bill's chance of passing.</p><p>Sanford's bill was on the Senate's work agenda Thursday, but the Senate broke for the weekend without getting to it. Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh says he expects it to be back on the work agenda on Tuesday.</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:56:54 +0000 The Associated Press 48144 at http://apr.org Alabama Senate Facing Bill Allowing Marijuana Oil 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. House Health Committee to Consider 2 Hot Issues http://apr.org/post/house-health-committee-consider-2-hot-issues <P>The Alabama House's Health Committee is scheduled to consider two controversial issues as the 2013 session cranks up..</P> <DIV> <P>The committee will on Wednesday consider a bill by Democratic Rep. Patricia Todd of Birmingham to legalize marijuana for medical purposes in Alabama. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 11:43:58 +0000 The Associated Press 24444 at http://apr.org House Health Committee to Consider 2 Hot Issues