Texas does not have a full Medical Marijuana program. Instead the Texas Legislature enacted the Texas Compassionate Use Act, also known as Senate Bill 339, in 2015. Under this bill, patients with intractable epilepsy may use Low-THC Cannabis . Texas then enacted HB 3703 in 2019 adding more medical conditions and increasing the number of doctors eligible to recommend Low -THC Cannabis.
Patients in Texas must be diagnosed with one or more of the following conditions by a qualified physician:
You can find out more information on how Medical Marijuana including Low-THC Cannabis interacts with many Conditions by visiting our Conditions section.
As legislation changes in Texas, check back to this section for information about how those legislative changes will affect the prospect of medical marijuana in Texas.
June 2019 – HB 1325 is signed into law authorizing the regulatory program be developed for cultivation and sale of hemp and hemp related products. Texas Department of Agriculture will oversee and be responsible for the administration and development of the legislation. On June HB 3703 is signed into law, approving more medical conditions eligible for Low-THC Medical Cannabis as well as increasing eligible physicians.