Hopeful medical cannabis companies involved in a lawsuit against the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission will be allowed to question commissioners in court.

This is the latest development in the ongoing lawsuit. The judge ruled that the companies will be able to question five commission members as well as Director John McMillian in court to get insight into the commission’s business licensing process.

The judge did not limit the subject matter of the questions but made it clear that deponents may refuse to answer questions based on privilege.

Lawyers representing the companies say they are one step closer to a legal licensing process. But companies that did receive licenses are ready to start growing products.

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