Alabama doesn’t count as the favorite among the red states to legalize marijuana sales to adults.
Republican House Speaker Nathaniel Ledbetter said this week He has no plans to bring her up Recreational cannabis is up for discussion during his tenure.
“It’s been at least four years since then,” Leadbeater said, according to AL.com.
Ledbetter’s current term ends November 6, 2026.
Under Alabama law, voter-led ballot initiatives are prohibited, so any legislation regarding adult use must pass through the state legislature.
Alabama has a GOP-trifecta where Republicans control the governor and both houses of the legislature.
legislators Certified medical marijuana sales in May 2021, and the market could open later this year under several restrictions.
Regulators in Alabama last week Green lit 90 MMJ Corporation To proceed with the review and registration process for work permits.
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