In this post, we’ll discuss how to get Texas medical marijuana for muscular dystrophy. We’ll also spotlight some of the ways that patients are treating muscular dystrophy with medical marijuana in Texas.
Signed into law in 2015, the Texas Compassionate Use Act made it legal for medical marijuana doctors in Texas to prescribe low-THC cannabis products to patients with qualifying medical conditions. Originally, only patients with intractable epilepsy qualified for a Texas medical marijuana card. However, in June of 2019, all forms of muscular dystrophy and several other medical conditions were added to the list of qualifying conditions.
Other conditions added at that time include all seizure disorders, autism, multiple sclerosis (MS), spasticity, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), cancer, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s diseases.
In June 2021, the Texas medical marijuana program was expanded again to include all forms of cancer…..