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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


Filed under Medical cannabis, News, Politics, Showcase

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...

Texas takes small steps toward medical cannabis

Texas takes small steps toward medical cannabis

Sara Tiradossi

December 18, 2017


Filed under Medical cannabis, News

Texas is the last major state to allow some form of medical cannabis. The state's limited program only allows for an oil extract that is very low in the psychoactive component THC. The license fees to grow cannabis in Texas are the highest in the country, at nearly $500,000, and the state has licensed...

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...

11-year old girl joins former NFL player’s lawsuit to decriminalize cannabis

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

August 24, 2017


Filed under Culture, Medical cannabis, News, Politics

An 11-year old girl from Texas is suing Attorney General Jeff Sessions to decriminalize medical cannabis nationwide. Alexis Bortell suffered from crippling seizures before she found relief in CBD oil. Cannabidiol (CBD) is a compound of the cannabis plant which does not cause psychoactive effects and c...

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