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Alabama Advanced CBD Certification


Above pricing is for a single seat purchase, see below for multi-seat pricing.
This course provides an overview of the cannabis and hemp laws in Alabama as well as foundational information about CBD. Although full-plant cannabis is not yet legal in Alabama, CBD products are available to consumers in all 50 states due to the recent legalization of hemp at the federal level. We have provided the information you need to understand CBD and how it is produced, sold, and regulated in Alabama. We also help you understand the implications of CBD policy to cannabis patients, practitioners, consumers, and workers.

Is cannabis legal in Alabama? Kind of! Medical Cannabis is legal in Alabama; however, there are limits to the product types available to consumers (see “Legal Assessment” below for more information). There are initiatives underway to update the cannabis laws in Alabama, and here at Medical Marijuana 411 we believe in the right to education. We suggest starting out with our Alabama Advanced CBD Certification so you can increase your knowledge of the existing CBD laws in Alabama.

If you are a dispensary, medical group, or company and interested in multi-seat pricing or a customized, white label course, please call 844.411.0500.

Quantity Discount Price Per Item
2-5 -$25.00 $154.00
6-10 -$50.00 $129.00

The Alabama Advanced CBD Certification has been designed to offer you an overview of the cannabis and CBD laws in Alabama as well as general information about US federal law. This course will also guide you through the fundamentals of cannabis science and cannabis industry knowledge, preparing you to be a certified hire when medical cannabis is legalized in your state.  

In addition to Alabama specific regulations, you will learn about the federal legal framework of medical marijuana, the basics of the cannabis plant, the Endocannabinoid System, and how cannabinoid receptors work with our bodies. You will also learn how a little girl, Carly Chandler, helped change the perception of CBD and Low THC Cannabinoid Medications with her family’s fight to enlist the help of the University of Alabama to do a controlled study on CBD with seizure disorder patients.  

Additional modules cover important topics, including but not limited to: how to medicate with cannabis, inhalation versus ingestion, contraindications, and dosing considerations for specific illnesses.  

This certification also includes video testimonials from scientists and medical experts, downloadable infographics, and additional visuals to support the written content. The education is followed by an exam, and upon passing, you will receive your official certification.  

Our courses and certifications provide you with the knowledge and skillset you need to enter the cannabis job market competitively right out of the gate. Our certification programs span from Washington state to New York, and every legal state in between. We guarantee your complete satisfaction or your money back. To date, MM411, Inc has never had a return. Enrollees love our certifications and we stand by our courses with a 100% guarantee.  

Alabama – Medical Marijuana Legal Overview

Registered patients are permitted to possess a maximum of “70 daily dosages” of medical cannabis at one time. Doses of authorized cannabis products are capped at a maximum of 50 milligrams for the first 90 days. Patients are not permitted access to cannabis flower material or cannabis-infused edible products. Rather, medical cannabis formulations must be in the form of: “tablets, capsules, tinctures, or gel cubes for oral use; gels, oils or creams for topical use, or suppositories, transdermal patches, nebulizers, or liquids or oils for use in an inhaler.” Patients age 18 or younger are limited to low-THC cannabis products.

Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission. Enrolled Text of the Law

Qualifying Conditions

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Cancer-related cachexia, nausea or vomiting, weight loss, or chronic pain
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Depression
  • Epilepsy or a condition causing seizures
  • HIV/AIDS-related nausea or weight loss
  • Panic disorder
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Persistent nausea that is not significantly responsive to traditional treatment, except for nausea related to pregnancy, cannabis-induced cyclical vomiting syndrome, or cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Spasticity associated with a motor neuron disease, including Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Spasticity associated with Multiple Sclerosis or a spinal cord injury
  • Terminal illness
  • Tourette’s Syndrome
  • A condition causing chronic or intractable pain in which conventional therapeutic intervention and opiate therapy is contraindicated or has proved ineffective
  • State law further requires recommending physicians to cite documentation indicating that “conventional medical treatment or therapy has failed” prior to issuing a medical cannabis recommendation.

Here is our base course that allows you to explore cannabis industry pathways to future certification.

Set yourself apart from the rest!

Module 1 – US Legal

  • Legal Landscape for Cannabis in the United States
  • Controlled Substance Act
  • Affirmative Defense
  • Employment Law

 Module 2 – Alabama Medical Legal

 Module 3 – History

  • Early History of Cannabis Use
  • Cannabis in the West
  • U.S. Prohibition History
  • The Medical Implications of U.S. Prohibition
  • Medical Cannabis Today
  • Hemp vs Cannabis
  • Brief Chronology of History in Spain and throughout Europe

Module 4 – The Discovery of the Endocannabinoid System

  • Discovering the Endocannabinoid System
  • The Endocannabinoid System: The Body’s Supercomputer
  • Why the Endocannabinoid System is Not Taught in Medical School
  • Medical Cannabis Training in Universities
  • Endocannabinoids
  • ECS Receptors: CB1 and CB2
  • How Cannabis Attaches to Receptors
  • Endocannabinoids and Human Thriving Behavior
  • Retrograde Inhibition
  • Infant and Early Childhood Development

Module 5 – One Plant, One Complex Chemical Factory

  • Minor Cannabinoids: CBG CBC CBN THCV
  • Terpenes
  • The Entourage Effect & Tolerance / ECS Down Regulation
  • Botanical vs. Single Molecule Compounds & Cannabinoids and Opioids

Module 6 – Getting Cannabinoids into the Bloodstream

  • Inhalation: Smoking vs. Vaporization
  • In the News Discussions
  • Cannabis Flower vs. Concentrate
  • Different Concentrate Consistencies
  • Extraction Methods
  • Winterization
  • Concentrates Using Solvents
  • Solventless Concentrates
  • Edibles, Oral Mucosal, Topicals and Suppositories
  • The Role of the Medical Provider
  • The Role of the Dispensary: Experts within the Dispensary

Module 7 – Patient Centered Dosing

  • Considerations Before Medicating with Cannabis
  • Set and Setting
  • Drug-Drug Interactions
  • Relative Contraindications
  • Youth Under 25
  • Patients and Cardiac Conditions
  • Patients with Psychiatric Diagnoses
  • Immunocompromised Patents
  • Biphasic Effect
  • Finding the Appropriate Dose
  • Recommended Ratios for Specific Illnesses

 Module 8 – Laboratory Testing

  • How Testing Works
  • Contaminants: Pesticides, Fungi and Mold
  • How to Interpret a Test

Module 9 – Clinical Practice

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Epilepsy
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurodegenerative Disorders
  • Neuropathy
  • Pain
  • Palliative Care
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Endometriosis
  • Premenstrual Syndrome and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
  • Menopause

Module 10 – Cannabis and Opioids

  • Pain Management Today
  • Cannabis and Opioids: The Good News
  • Cannabis and NSAIDS: More Good News

Module 11 – Medical Myths and Facts

  • Gateway Theory, Addiction and Brain Function
  • Impaired Motivation, Memory and Mental State
  • Lung Damage, Usage Patterns and Overall Danger

Module 12 – Side Effects Abuse and Misuse

    • Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome
    • Cannabis Use Disorder (CUD)
    • Short and Long Term Side Effects
    • Physical and Mental Effects
    • Cannabis and driving
    • Cannabis Overconsumption and Tolerance

With over 800+ current, peer reviewed citations, Medical Marijuana 411 is proud to be the global leader in online medical marijuana education for patients, medical professionals and dispensary consultants.

Cited Experts

Additional videos from leading cited experts, scientists and physicians, and downloadable graphics are part of this certification. Here is a partial list of the scientists, researchers, educators and lawyers whose work is cited within the Medical Marijuana 411 certifications.

Our goal of creating the most current content for this cannabis certification course was obtained by using peer-reviewed research from industry experts. All citations utilized in this course meet standard guidelines and are part of the public domain. Experts listed below are not affiliated with Medical Marijuana 411 and no endorsement or authorization should be inferred by their inclusion on our website. Medical Marijuana 411 has included links to each expert to ensure credit is given for their research, legal and scientific studies under the guidelines of “Fair Use.”