Saturday, July 11, 2020

Compassionate Use Act

Court Rules New Jersey Businesses Can’t Fire Medical Marijuana Users

So long as employees don’t show up under the influence, New Jersey businesses cannot fire medical patients for failing a marijuana drug test.

Texas (Yes, Texas!) Will Have A Medical Marijuana Program — Sort Of

In a stunning turn of events, the Texas Senate unanimously approved the expansion of the state’s medical marijuana program to include more qualifying conditions and make the process easier for patients.

State Democrats Turning Cannabis Legalization Into Party Platform

Recently, state chapters of national political parties have used marijuana to advance their agenda by making marijuana legalization as part of their party platform.

Texas Republicans Now Support Cannabis Decriminalization

This past weekend the state’s Republican Party passed a platform that includes marijuana decriminalization and an expansion of the Compassionate Use Act.

Texans Urging Republicans To Expand Medical Marijuana Access

With the midterm elections fast approaching, politicians have hit the campaign trail. Many key battles are being waged throughout the country, and we’re seeing cannabis emerge as a significant platform issue.

This 6-Year-Old Girl Is First Patient To Receive Medical Marijuana In Texas

A small act of history occurred this week in Texas as the state had its first legal marijuana purchase. The customer? A six-year-old girl from central Texas, whose name is being withheld for privacy purposes.

Texas Marijuana Program Leaving Many Behind, Including Children

Back in 2015 Texas approved the Compassionate Use Act, which authorized the usage of CBD oil for patients with intractable epilepsy.

A Guide To Texas’ Soon-To-Be Medical Marijuana Program

Thanks to the Compassionate Use Act, Texas will join the 29 states where medical marijuana is legal and available in some form.

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