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Marijuana in Texas

Texas was warned its hemp law would complicate marijuana prosecutions. Lawmakers didn't listen.

Crime labs repeatedly told lawmakers and budget officials that they couldn't distinguish between hemp and marijuana without new testing resources. The issue got almost no attention.

Robert Russin a manager at Compassionate Cultivation, a home-grown medical cannabis company serving patients throughout Texas

Uninvolved prosecutors

Cash for the crime labs

What happens now?

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