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Hemp Unanimously Passes the Senate: Next stop – the Governor’s Desk!

Texas farmers have taken another step closer to growing hemp today after the state’s senate voted in favor of legislation which will legalize the cultivation of hemp. The bill now heads to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk for his signature. HB 1325, authored by Rep. Tracy King, has sailed through each vote it has faced with…



Medical Cannabis: Scheduled for a Hearing in the Senate on 5/17/19!

Last week the Texas House passed two limited medical cannabis bills (HB 1365 and HB 3703). Both bills have arrived in the Senate and been referred to committee. At this time, only HB 3703 has been scheduled for a hearing in the Health and Human Service (HHS) Committee on Friday, May 17th. HB 3703​​ is Rep.…



Hemp to be discussed on the Texas Senate floor – Ask your senator to vote YES!

​Representative Tracy King’s HB 1325​, a bill that will create a regulatory/licensing infrastructure so Texas farmers can grow hemp, has been placed on the calendar for discussion on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019. So far, this hemp legislation has moved through each stage of the process with unanimous support. Livestream link will…



Status Report: Where are the bills in the process and how can you help?

As you have probably heard, things are in high gear in the Texas Legislature right now. Due to our work and the efforts of advocates, patients, veterans and medical professionals, we are happy to let you know that our priority legislation is moving! With only 21 days left in the session, every moment counts. Here is…



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