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Marijuana in Texas

CBD, hemp, delta-8, medical marijuana: Here’s what you need to know about Texas’ pot laws

In 2019, Texas legalized hemp, but not marijuana. The new law led to confusion about which marijuana products are legal in Texas. Meanwhile, support for legalizing the drug remains high in polling, and other cannabis-derived products like delta-8 have emerged.

Products containing Delta-8 at Oasis A CBD Wellness Shop in Brownsville on Nov. 8, 2021.

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Hemp, marijuana, CBD and delta-8: What’s the difference?

OK, what is legal right now?

Are cannabis-derived products safe to use?

How do Texas marijuana laws compare to those of other states?

What are the legal penalties of marijuana possession in Texas?

Are there efforts to legalize marijuana in Texas?

How are cities and counties handling marijuana possession?

How has the law impacted arrests in the state?

What do the polls say?


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