Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law, The Texas Compassionate Use Act (Senate Bill 339) on June 1st, 2015.
The Public Safety Commission (PSC) adopted administrative rules at its Dec. 17, 2015, meeting. The administrative rules became effective Jan. 10, 2016.
The bill requires DPS to license at least three dispensing organizations by Sept. 1, 2017. The license will authorize the organizations to cultivate, process and dispense low-THC cannabis to prescribed patients.