This is huge step in the process of legalizing marijuana in Texas. But according to marijuana advocates, there’s still a long road ahead to full legalization and Texas still has one of the most restricted positions in the nation regarding marijuana.
However, for Texans suffering with PTSD or other severe medical situations, they will soon have access to the fledgling Compassionate Use Program.
The program technically began back in 2015 which gave only those suffering with intractable epilepsy with access to marijuana. And even in those rare cases, the product itself could only contain .5% THC or less.
And then in 2019, KSAT reports “lawmakers expanded the program to include Texans who live with a number of other incurable neurodegenerative diseases, along with epilepsy, seizure disorders, autism and terminal cancer.”…