Alabama marijuana oil law denies relief

9/14/14–Itamar Shapira, a young Huntsville man and recent graduate of Vanderbilt University, was diagnosed in January with ulcerative colitis and identified Cannabidiol, or CBD oil, as providing significant relief and possible healing of the lining of his colon. However, he has no way to get a prescription. Shapira accepts that it may be too late for CBD to help him, but he doesn’t accept that while Alabama has decided CBD is a valuable treatment, the state won’t make it available for people in need. Read