AL Marijuana Law
Alabama Medical Marijuana Law
On May 4, 2016, Leni’s Law was passed into law in Alabama. Leni’s Law goes into effect on June 1st, 2016, and decriminalizes possession of cannabidiol (CBD) oil, a non-psychoactive substance in marijuana, for Alabamans with chronic or debilitating diseases. The CBD oil can contain up to 3-percent THC.
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On July 1, 2014, Carly’s Law went into effect in Alabama. Carly’s Law provides an affirmative defense to patients (as well as their parents or caretakers) who suffer from any debilitating epileptic condition. These patients can use and possess marijuana extracts, such as cannabidiol (CBD), but the extract(s) must contain less than 3 percent THC.
Carly’s Law states that patients must receive a prescription for the use and possession of CBD from a doctor at the University of Alabama’s Department of Neurology. It is illegal for patients (or their parents or caretakers) to cultivate marijuana.
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Alabama Marijuana Law
Marijuana and medical marijuana (flowers, edibles, etc.) are illegal in Alabama.