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Texas Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Bill

Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 339 this afternoon, legalizing the possession, use and state-licensed distribution of low-THC cannabis for the treatment of epilepsy. Under the new law, sponsored Kevin Eltife (R-Tyler) and Stephanie Klick (R-Fort Worth), those with epilepsy will be allowed to possess and use low-THC cannabis, so long as they receive …

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Texas Governor to Sign Low-THC Medical Cannabis Bill

Texas Governor Greg Abbott will sign Senate Bill 339 on Monday, a legislative proposal to legalize the medical use of low-THC cannabis for the treatment of epilepsy, according to a news advisory. Governor Abbott plans to sign the bill at an afternoon ceremony with the bill’s authors, Kevin Eltife (R-Tyler) and Stephanie Klick (R-Fort Worth). …

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Texas Legislature Passes Low-THC Medical Cannabis Bill

The Texas House of Representatives has voted 96 to 34 to pass Senate Bill 339, a proposal to legalize the medical use of low-THC cannabis for the treatment of epilepsy. The bill, which has already passed the full Senate with a 26 to 5 vote, now heads to Governor Greg Abbott for consideration. The proposal, …

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Texas Rep. Kills Bills to Decriminalize Cannabis, Repeal Cannabis Prohibition

Despite being passed out of their initial committees with bipartisan support, Texas Representative Todd Hunter, Chairman of the House Calender Committee, has effectively killed a bill to decriminalize cannabis, and a bill to repeal cannabis prohibition, refusing to allow the full House of Representatives to debate and consider them. House Bill 507 would have removed …

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Texas Senate Passes Medical Cannabis Bill

Texas’ full Senate has voted 26 to 5 to approve Senate Bill 339, a proposal to legalize the medical use of low-THC cannabis for the treatment of epilepsy. Specifically, the legislation would allow those with epilepsy who receive a recommendation from a physician to possess and use cannabis – including the actual pant, oils tinctures, …

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Texas: Medical Cannabis Legislation Passes House and Senate Committees

Texas’ House Public Health Committee, and their Senate Health and Human Services Committee, have both approved companion bills to legalize the medical use of low-THC cannabis for the treatment of uncontrollable epilepsy. House Bill 892 was approved with an 8 to 1 vote, and Senate Bill 339 was passed 7 to 1. The measures – …

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