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Montgomery judge dismisses Birmingham-Southern College lawsuit against state

BY: - October 25, 2023

A Montgomery Circuit Court Judge Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit from Birmingham-Southern College that accused State Treasurer Young Boozer of wrongfully withholding a loan from the financially troubled school. Judge James Anderson said he was “sympathetic” to the college, but he dismissed the case after a roughly 60 minute hearing that examined the word “may” in […]

A woman in a yellow shirt speaking behind a lectern at Montgomery's Mothers of Gynecology monument -- three statues honoring enslaved women who were operated on without anesthesia, and without consent.

Montgomery judge says birth centers proved harm from proposed ADPH regulations

BY: - October 5, 2023

Montgomery Circuit Court Judge Greg Griffin wrote Wednesday that he blocked new Alabama Department of Public Health regulations on birth centers because birth center personnel had shown they could be harmed by the proposed rules. “The court holds that, while ADPH faces no harm, as discussed [in the opinion], plaintiffs have demonstrated through extensive testimony […]

Organization leader discusses a lawsuit filed against public health department in front of monument

Lawyers want to know why Montgomery judge blocked birth center regulations

BY: - October 3, 2023

Birth centers trying to stop the implementation of regulations won a victory Saturday when Montgomery Circuit Court Judge Greg Griffin issued an injunction against them. Now, they want Griffin to explain his reasons. Griffin blocked the rules, scheduled to go into effect on Oct. 15, after a six-hour hearing on Friday. But Griffin order did […]

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Amid criticism, Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission votes for license delay and review

BY: - July 11, 2023

The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission Monday formally voted to delay granting licenses for the growth, manufacture and production of medical cannabis until a third party reviews how applications for the licenses were scored earlier this year. The decision, following a June 16 meeting where the commission decided for delay amid controversy over the process, also […]

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Alabama medical cannabis licensing delay faces legal pushback from denied applicants

BY: - June 23, 2023

Applicants denied a medical cannabis license will have to wait to appeal the decision by the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC). The Montgomery Circuit Court Friday issued a stay order on the appeals process for applicants denied a license by the AMCC after one of the companies, Alabama Always, filed a motion Thursday requesting the […]