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Expanded access to medical marijuana gains traction as Texas House passes bill

The bipartisan legislation is an expansion on the state’s 2015 “Compassionate Use” law, which has allowed a growing number of patients to legally use cannabis to treat debilitating symptoms of conditions such as epilepsy, autism, cancer and PTSD.

An engineer at Texas Original Compassionate Cultivation in South Austin tests for impurities on April 30, 2021.

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