Gov. Abbott signs bill allowing Texas farmers to grow hemp

AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Industrial hemp will now be a market Texas farmers can explore in the state. Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill legalizing the cultivation and processing of industrial hemp in Texas this week. Federal changes through the 2018 Farm Bill removed hemp from the list of Schedule I substances, paving the way for […]

Colorado Passes Bill That Allows Physicians to Prescribe Medical Marijuana Rather Than Opioids

In Colorado, doctors can now recommend medical marijuana to patients with certain chronic medical conditions. According to the Denver Post report, Colorado has been trying to bring down the ongoing opioid crisis by passing a bill that will allow doctors to recommend medical marijuana for certain conditions associated with severe pain. On Thursday, the Governor […]