Senator Paul Sanford http://apr.org en 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 Compromise On New Ala. Hunting Rule Fails http://apr.org/post/compromise-new-ala-hunting-rule-fails <p></p><p>A state lawmaker says he failed to reach a compromise with Alabama conservation officials over a proposed game rule affecting as many as 250,000 hunters.</p><p>That means legislators could intervene just before the opening of fall deer season next month.</p><p>State Sen. Paul Sanford of Huntsville says conservation leaders appear unwilling to make changes to a proposed rule that would require hunters to report details about deer or turkey kills to the state within 24 hours.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 21:16:54 +0000 The Associated Press 37426 at http://apr.org Compromise On New Ala. Hunting Rule Fails