Two of the biggest states in the South are going to expand their existing cannabis laws, and many other states are filing new marijuana legislation as we move further into 2019.
Yesterday a Texas state Senator, Royce West, filled a bill which would significantly expand the state’s existing cannabis program.
Texas legalized medical cannabis, but a limitation allows patients to get only low-THC cannabis. This law was introduced in 2015 and if Senator Royce’s bill passes it would significantly expand the rights of medical patients.
Florida is also on the cusp of legalizing recreational marijuana as the Democratic leadership in the state is bound to propose major marijuana legislation this year.
Governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis, has also committed to expanding the medical patients’ rights, as currently patients in Florida are not allowed to smoke medical marijuana.
Other states are pushing for legalization
Florida and Texas are not the only two states working on improving the current situation of the cannabis industry in the US.
Other states …