Texas political director Heather Fazio for the Washington D.C.-based Marijuana Policy Project, told the San Antonio Current that while the bill is a step in the right direction, full-scale, whole plant, medicinal marijuana is what Texas needs. The bill is the brainchild of Sen. Kevin Etlife and Rep. Stephanie Klick would legalize the Cannabidiol oils, which don’t cause euphoria once ingested.
The oils have been shown to bring relief to people suffering from intractable epilepsy. Now, all eyes are on Texas Governor Greg Abbott. The bill is on its way to his desk.
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