Texas issues first medical marijuana license
September 7, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has issued its first medical marijuana license, and two more companies are expected to be awarded licenses soon.
Cansortium Texas, which is a part of Florida-based Cansortium Holdings, received a license Friday, the Austin American-Statesman reported . The company will be allowed to grow, process and sell medical marijuana for patients with a rare form of epilepsy.
Cansortium Holdings Chief Executive Officer Jose Hidalgo said he's humbled the company received the license. The company has medical cannabis licenses in Florida, Pennsylvania and Puerto Rico.