Checkup Newsroom (Marijuana)

2018
February
01,
2018
| 04:13 PM America/Chicago
WFAA - News broke Monday that Texas' first medical marijuana dispensary will open on Feb. 8, near — where else — Austin. Compassionate Cultivation will be the first of the three licensed dispensaries to open in the state, but will be followed, in ...
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January
31,
2018
| 09:27 PM America/Chicago
The Texas Compassionate Use Act (Senate Bill 339) was signed by Gov. Greg Abbott and became effective June 1, 2015. The bill required the Texas Department of Public Safety to create a secure registry of physicians who treat epilepsy for the purpose o...
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2017
July
12,
2017
| 11:57 PM America/Chicago
NBC DFW - There is more proof that some forms of medical marijuana can safely treat certain disorders. The Food and Drug Administration has published results of an ongoing study that found cannabis oil can dramatically decrease the number of seizu...
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2016
October
28,
2016
| 04:05 PM America/Chicago
Hope. When you get past the years of hard work, science and sacrifice of the families involved, the largest study in the world of cannabidiol (CBD) comes down to that one word. Cook Children's participated in GW Pharmaceuticals latest Phase 3 c...
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2015
June
02,
2015
| 07:41 PM America/Chicago
Texas became the latest state to legalize cannabidiol (CBD), a non-euphoric component of the marijuana plant. Gov. Greg Abbott signed the Texas Compassionate Act into law on June 1, 2015, allowing limited medical use of marijuana-derived oils that ma...
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March
25,
2015
| 04:13 PM America/Chicago
“A Skittle Party” isn’t about candy and “Molly” isn’t only a girl’s name anymore. Welcome to today’s drug culture of “code names” and “street terms.” You may not know what those words mean, but more than likely your kids do. Russell Johnson, a ...
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