Texas Dispensary Openings
By the end of December, Knox Medical is expected to begin operations in the sparsely populated rural town of Schulenburg, southeast of Austin. Patients can order the oil online and have it delivered to them.
Knox is among the three dispensaries securing licensure in the state. Another marijuana company, Compassionate Cultivation, is closer to the capitol city. Compassionate Cultivation is very close to obtaining the final license for their South Austin facility. It is expected that they will be opening their doors by the end of the year.
Medical Uses of Cannabis and THC
There are many different medical uses of cannabis and cannabinoids for different diseases. It has been used for nausea and vomiting associated with cancer chemotherapy, anorexia and cachexia in HIV/AIDS, chronic, especially neuropathic pain, spasticity in multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury. It has also been used for epilepsy, pruritus, anxiety and depression.