The issuance of business licenses for medical cannabis in Alabama has been put on hold for the second time, reported WSFA.

What Happened

On Thursday, the members of the Alabama Cannabis Industry Association (AMCC) voted to maintain a pause on issuing business licenses that were awarded on August 10.

The move comes amid a legal hurdle the state's medical cannabis regulator is in alongside numerous companies that are suing the commission over closed-door meetings.

"We understand that litigation is an obstacle just as it has been in every other state that has a medical cannabis program," Rex Vaughn, the commission's chair said. "However, we appreciate and join in the court's commitment to seeing Alabama's program become operational sooner rather than later."

Why It Matters

With the latest development, the businesses that were awarded a license in August won't see them issued in the coming weeks. Additionally, those businesses are not …

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