Texas grants license to first medical marijuana producer in the state

Friday, September 08, 2017 03:37PM
Texas grants license to first medical marijuana producer in the state


The Texas Department of Public Safety has granted a license to grow medical marijuana to Cansortium Texas, one of three companies that earned approval from the state. The grant was given on September 1, and it will allow the program to get underway after more than two years of planning.

Out of 43 applicants, three companies were approved in May to cultivate marijuana in Texas: Cansortium, which is a subsidiary of a Florida company; Surterra Texas, another company that already produces medical marijuana in Florida; and a third company called Compassionate Cultivation.

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