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Hemp is removed from Texas’ controlled substance list

Hemp is removed from Texas’ controlled substance list

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 9, 2019


Filed under News

The Texas Department of State Health Services has removed hemp from its list of controlled substances. Removing hemp from a list of Schedule I drugs means that the plant is no longer in the same category as drugs that have no authorized medical use and a high potential for abuse, such as LSD and...

Texas issues first medical cannabis license to CBD producer

Texas issues first medical cannabis license to CBD producer

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

September 8, 2017


Filed under Medical cannabis

Texas recently issued its first medical cannabis license and two more applicants are expected to receive licenses soon. Licenses are issued under the Texas Compassionate Use Act, which was signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbot in 2015. The law only allows the production of cannabidiol (CBD) oil for pa...

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