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Medical Marijuana Bill Gets Public Hearing in Alabama House

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama lawmakers are holding a public hearing on medical marijuana legislation. The House Judiciary Committee is holding a public hearing on the Senate-passed bill on Wednesday afternoon. The bill by Republican Sen. Tim Melson would allow people with a qualifying medical condition to purchase marijuana, in forms such as gels or tablets, for medical use from…

Pike County Residents Could Soon Give Input On New Jail Options

Pike County residents will soon have the chance to give feedback for a new county jail. County leaders have been working to decide on possible locations for the new building. Pike County Commission chairman Robin Sullivan says a new jail is long past due. “We were tired of kicking the can down the road,” Sullivan says. “We decided it was…