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US (AL): Foley firm excited begin ‘seed to sale’ MMJ operations

Ray French said he was crushed when the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission passed over his company for a medical marijuana license earlier this year.

Oscity Labs has been producing hemp at its Foley facility for four years. French, the company’s CEO, said the firm’s sister company – Specialty Medical Products of Alabama – was all set to produce cannabis products at the same plant.

The commission’s process drew an avalanche of complaints that it was unfair. Those complaints and lawsuits forced the commission to go back to the drawing board. The panel awarded its final round of licenses. Specialty Medical Products was one of the beneficiaries.

“It’s been quite a rollercoaster, for sure,” French said. “And we just really appreciate that the commission was able to come back and actually have a better understanding of the applicants and make the decision for themselves.”

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