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Cannabis therapy bill heading to Texas Gov. Abbott story image Stephanie Klick, the House sponsor of the latest cannabis bill, has said even she wouldn’t have supported her own legislation two years ago. Klick, a nurse, said learning about the impact the oil can have on patients changed her mind. Progress Texas, a left-leaning group that has pushed for marijuana reforms, called the measure an “important first step.” But not all marijuana reform advocates are celebrating. The Marijuana Policy Project calls the legislation “unworkable” and blasted lawmakers for not following the lead of 23 states that allow comprehensive medical marijuana. ___ WHAT DO OPPONENTS SAY? Before the Texas House passed the bill by a 96-34 margin, some lawmakers shouted “It’s a bad bill!” during a lengthy debate. The Sheriff’s Association of Texas has also raised concerns about the oil falling into the wrong hands or being improperly used. ___ WILL ABBOTT SIGN IT? Since taking office in January, Abbott a??

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