Texas Gov. Abbott Signs Bill Focused on Medical Marijuana Use
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Texas Gov. Abbott Signs Bill Focused on Medical Marijuana Use

House Bill 3703 will allow doctors to legally allow patients with certain conditions to obtain low-THC medical cannabis.

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AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) — Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill Friday focused on who can access medical marijuana in Texas.

House Bill 3703 will allow doctors to legally allow patients with medical seizure disorders, multiple sclerosis, spasticity, terminal cancer, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, autism and ALS to obtain medical cannabis with up to 0.5-percent THC from a state-licensed dispensary.

The bill will help people like Blake Novacek, the son of former Dallas Cowboys tight end Jay Novacek and his wife Amy, who has suffered with seizures after he was violently attacked as a fraternity pledge.

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