Alabama's Marijuana Derivative Bill Changed

Alabama's Marijuana Derivative Bill Changed

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. -     A bill, known as "Carly's Law", allows the treatment of epileptic seizures with a marijuana derivative. It has now has turned into a $1 million medical study that will supply the product to Alabama families.
    Legislators pushing "Carly's Law" announced the change on Tuesday and predicted it will win legislative approval in the next few weeks.
    The Senate is planning to consider the legislation Tuesday afternoon. The revised bill allows the Department of Neurology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham to do a $1 million study of cannabidiol, or CBD. People prescribed the oil by UAB would have legal protection.


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