TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The first sale of state-sanctioned medical marijuana happened Thursday morning.
It was delivered to a 6-year-old girl in Central Texas with intractable epilepsy.READ MORE: Granbury Mayor Nin Hulett Resigns Following Felony DWI Arrest
To legally purchase medical marijuana in Texas, the patient must have a prescription approved by two neurologists on the Compassionate Use Registry of Texas (CURT).
Only two of 17 doctors currently registered are in North Texas. Click here for the complete list.READ MORE: North Texas Graduates Navigate Next Chapter Amid Pandemic Job Market
Growers are harvesting cannabis for sale in the small city of Schulenburg in Fayette County.
The Compassionate Use Act in 2015 legalized the purchase and use of low THC cannabis oil by Texas patients with intractable epilepsy through a state program. It has taken 2 1/2 years for the first sale to take place.MORE NEWS: North Texas School Districts Facing Possible Lawsuits Over Mask Policies