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Medicine from Texas cannabis crops on cusp of getting to patients

Pediatric neurologist Scott Perry is optimistic he’ll soon be able to answer some questions that have been on the minds of his epilepsy patients and their families. “I don’t think I go a day without...

Federal marijuana decision concerns some Texas families

AUSTIN, Texas -A federal reversal on legalized marijuana is causing uncertainty for some Texas families. The state has a limited number of dispensaries authorized to produce cannabis oil to treat epilepsy, but on Thursday Attorney...

What The DOJ’s Rescission Of The Cole Memo Means For Medical Cannabis In Texas

A Statement From Compassionate Cultivation CEO Morris Denton on the DOJ's Rescission of the Cole Memo Friends, As you’ve likely read, the Department of Justice rescinded the Cole Memo today. News of this move broke early Thursday morning...

Local Texas doctors begin signing up to prescribe medicinal marijuana oil

AUSTIN — At least seven physicians have registered to prescribe medicinal marijuana to patients who suffer uncontrollable epileptic seizures, though advocates hope that number will grow. “It’s not going to satisfy the need, but we’re...

Austin’s First Cannabis Oil Dispensary Is Ready to Grow

Compassionate Cultivation prepares to serve epilepsy patients Austin mother Katie Graham plays a delicate balancing act. Her 7-year-old son Elliot struggles with a severe form of epilepsy, known as Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. He's tried various medications,...

Medical Marijuana Patients In Texas Worry About Shortage of Registered Doctors

Cannabidiol oil, which is derived from the marijuana plant, will be available by prescription for the first time in Texas early next year. The 2015 law that set up Texas’ medical marijuana program allowed the...
Texas issues first medical marijuana license

Texas Issues First Medical Marijuana License Under State’s Compassionate Use Act; two more on...

A Florida company has made history by winning the first Texas license to grow, process and sell a form of medical marijuana in the state — but only for patients suffering from a rare...
North Texas Parents Lobby For Medical Marijuana To Help Their Daughter

North Texas Parents Lobby for Medical Marijuana to Help Their Daughter

Starting Sept. 1, the Texas Compassionate Use Act will allow a small group of epilepsy patients to buy and use CBD, a specific kind of cannabis oil. One North Texas couple hopes one day...
Texas cannabis oil dispensaries await OK

Texas cannabis oil dispensaries await OK

AUSTIN -- In 2015, Gov. Greg Abbott signed the first bill allowing any growing or sale of marijuana in Texas. The Texas Compassionate Use Act legalized the selling of a specific kind of cannabis...
Growing soon in Austin: Medical marijuana, bound for those with rare form of epilepsy

Growing soon in Austin: Medical marijuana, bound for those with rare form of epilepsy

Even as the Texas Legislature debates a robust medical marijuana bill, the state's first foray into using weed as a health care treatment is moving closer to liftoff with three companies leading the way —...
For severely epileptic Texans, cannabis oil will soon be available

For severely epileptic Texans, cannabis oil will soon be available

Texans with severe epilepsy are one step closer to obtaining cannabis oil from dispensaries within the state. For some patients, the cannabis product might be the only option left to help them reduce seizures. On Thursday,...
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