Marijuana Bill unanimously passes Texas Senate

Texas Senate Unanimously Passes Cannabis Bill

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The Texas Senate has unanimously passed a bill that would make medical cannabis available for more medical conditions. This is good news for thousands of Texans. The bill now goes to the House, where the changes must be approved before it’s forwarded to Texas Governor Greg Abbott.

The version of the bill approved by the Senate would expand the list of conditions that qualify for the medicine to include all forms of epilepsy; seizure disorders; multiple sclerosis; spasticity; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS; terminal cancer; autism and incurable neurodegenerative diseases. The bill also axes a requirement in current statute that says those wanting access to the medicine need the approval of two licensed neurologists, rather than one. […]

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