Limited medical marijuana bill clears Texas Legislature


Last Updated on May 20, 2015 – 4:38 PM CDT

The Texas House gave final approval Tuesday to a limited medical marijuana bill that would give epilepsy patients access to trace amounts of cannabis oil, The Dallas Morning News reported. The next stop is Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk, marking a milestone that marijuana-reform advocates say is nothing short of historic in Texas.

The Republican hasn’t said whether he will sign one of the most talked-about measures in his first legislative session as governor. For a closer look at the plan, click on this link.