State: Alabama

MEDICAL MARIJUANA STATUS: Not Legal

MEDICAL CBD: Legal since 2014

Qualifying Conditions

Debilitating epileptic conditions

Patient Possession Limits

Existing state law permits qualified patients to use CBD if they are part of state-sponsored clinical trial and legally protects qualified patients who possess the substance outside of a clinical trial environment.

Home Cultivation

No

Caregivers

No

Reciprocity

No

Hemp

– Legal program since 2016

Authorizes the Department of Agriculture and Industries to administer an industrial hemp research program. Allows the department or an institution of higher learning to apply for a permit or waiver to grow industrial hemp for the manufacture of hemp products. Revises the definition of marijuana in the controlled substances law to exclude industrial hemp. The law took effect August 1st, 2016.

Source: http://norml.org/states/al

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