Does the state have a recreational use program?
No, Texas does not have a recreational use program.
Does the state have a medical program?
Yes, Texas has a medical marijuana program called the Compassionate Use Program (CUP). The CUP allows qualified patients with certain medical conditions to obtain low-THC cannabis from licensed dispensaries.
What are the rules for medical use?
To use medical marijuana in Texas:
- Patients must be diagnosed with one of the qualifying medical conditions.
- Patients must be registered with the Texas Department of Public Safety.
- Patients must obtain a prescription from a qualified physician.
- Patients must purchase low-THC cannabis from a licensed dispensary.
What are qualifying medical conditions for eligibility?
The qualifying medical conditions for the Texas Compassionate Use Program include:
- Intractable epilepsy
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
- Crohn’s disease
- Cachexia or wasting syndrome
- Multiple sclerosis
- Pain that is not adequately managed by other medications
What are Medical Program Limits?
Under the Texas Compassionate Use Program:
- Patients are limited to a 30-day supply of low-THC cannabis.
- Patients are limited to 2 ounces of low-THC cannabis per month.
Methods of Use Permitted under the Medical Program?
Low-THC cannabis can be smoked, vaporized, or ingested. It cannot be injected or used in any other way that would deliver it directly into the bloodstream.
Is there Home Delivery for Medical Cannabis?
Yes, home delivery of medical cannabis is allowed in Texas.