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Texas Legislature 2021

Watered-down expansion of Texas’ medical marijuana program signed into law

House Bill 1535 expands eligibility for the Texas Compassionate Use Program to people with cancer and post-traumatic stress disorder. It's effective Sept. 1.

Newly planted marijuana plants at Texas Original Compassionate Cultivation Medical Marijuana facility in South Austin on April 30, 2021.

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Health care State government Charles Schwertner Dan Patrick Marijuana Stephanie Klick