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Texas unexpectedly closes application process for new medical cannabis dispensaries

Texas unexpectedly closes application process for new medical cannabis dispensaries

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 28, 2019

Medical cannabis business owners in Texas are demanding an explanation after the Texas Department of Public Health and Safety closed the application process for new dispensary permits without warning on Wednesday, October 9. Initially, the department had planned to accept applications up until November 1,...

Less than 600 patients granted medical cannabis under Texas’ tight regulations

Less than 600 patients granted medical cannabis under Texas’ tight regulations

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 22, 2018

Patients who require medical cannabis in Texas are in for some bad news. A shortage in supply means that less than 600 of a projected 150,000 Texans who suffer from debilitating epileptic seizures will be prescribed a cannabis oil containing low amounts of the psychoactive compound THC (tetrahydrocannabi...

Cannabis industry fights back after health agency proposes CBD ban in Texas

Cannabis industry fights back after health agency proposes CBD ban in Texas

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 8, 2018

Just one month since a Texas-based health agency suggested a potential crackdown on Cannabidiol (CBD), active cannabis industry advocates have been working hard to ensure CBD products remain on shelves statewide. It all started back in March when a draft plan to remove CBD products from shelves wa...

Texas spurs hope for conservative states after opening its first medical cannabis dispensary

Texas spurs hope for conservative states after opening its first medical cannabis dispensary

Annureet Kaur

January 31, 2018

Medical cannabis is gaining bipartisan support after Texas is set to open its first dispensary for epilepsy patients, paving way for other conservative states like Kansas and Nebraska, especially, to maybe do the same. Compassionate Cultivation is the first medical cannabis dispensary to open in Texas...

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