State Senator Files Bill to Expand Medical Marijuana Use in Texas

Currently, intractable epilepsy is the only condition for which Texas allows medical marijuana use.

August 8, 2017
Legislation and regulation Medical News State by State: Texas

AUSTIN – Texas Senator Jose Menendez has filed a bill to extend the use of medical marijuana in Texas to include cancer, post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injuries, and other ‘debilitating conditions.’

STATE BY STATE: Texas Cannabis News

 Senate Bill 79 was filed Friday. Supporters of SB 79 are hope extending medical marijuana use in Texas will help alleviate the prescription opioid crisis while giving sufferers of specific afflictions a more natural and safer alternative to pain management.

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