Two years ago, we detailed here legislative and other efforts in Texas to expand legal uses of cannabis. The bill related to expanding Texas’ compassionate use registry for medical marijuana (still one of the narrowest in the nation) was successful; broader efforts at decriminalization or legalization were not.
2021 brings another legislative session (In Texas, the state legislature only meets in odd-numbered years and for a period of less than 5 months), and further prospects for opening up opportunities for the use of cannabis in the 2nd largest state in the country.
Over a dozen bills were “pre-filed” before the session began.
Here are some of the featured bills: