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Department of Forensic Sciences
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Gov. Ivey awards grants to Forensic Sciences to battle drugs
Feb 18, 2019  -  Gov. Kay Ivey has amped up the arsenal in the fight against opioids and other illegal or abused drugs through $386,207 in grants to the state Department of Forensic Sciences.
ADFS featured in RSA's Advisor Success Stories
Jan 29, 2019  -  In the latest edition of the Advisor, RSA's Official Newsletter, the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences is featured in the Advisor's Success Stories section. The feature details the past struggles of our agency, the rising demands of forensic services and our turnaround in 2018. To learn more, please download the February edition of the Advisor.
Guidance on CBD Laws in Alabama
Dec 15, 2018  -  Attorney General Steve Marshall joined with the leadership of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, the Office of Prosecution Services, and the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences to draft and distribute public guidance on the current state of Alabama law on the possession, use, sale, or distribution of Cannabidiol, or CBD.
Presentation at the National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) Annual Meeting
Oct 19, 2018  -  Edward Reedy, PhD, MD, presented a case report in poster format at the National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Florida.