The date when medical cannabis will be available is uncertain. Please check this website frequently for updates.
Beginning September 1, 2022, a person may apply to the commission for a license for an integrated facility or for a license as a cultivator processor, secure transporter, state testing laboratory or dispensary.
Currently no physicians are approved to certify patients.
- Gels, oils, and creams for topical use
- Transdermal patches
- Liquids or oils for use in an inhaler
Products That Are Not Allowed:
- Raw plant material
- Products that could be smoked or vaped
- Food products such as cookies or candies
Health insurers are not required to cover the cost of medical cannabis.
There are no dispensaries in Alabama at this time.
- Cancer-related weight loss or chronic pain
- Depression, epilepsy or condition causing seizures
- HIV/AIDS-related nausea or weight loss
- Panic disorder
- Persistent nausea not related to pregnancy
- Sickle Cell
- Spasticity associated with diseases including ALS, multiple sclerosis, and spinal cord injuries
- Terminal illnesses
- Chronic pain for which conventional therapies and opiates should not be used or are ineffective
Patients 19 or older with a qualifying condition could receive a medical cannabis card to buy the products. Parents and others could register as caregivers to obtain the products for minors.
Yes – it is illegal to distribute, possess, manufacture, or use medical cannabis or a medical cannabis product that has been diverted from a registered qualified patient, a registered caregiver, or a licensed cultivator, processor, secure transporter, dispensary, or a state testing laboratory.