Learn more about marijuana in Texas
Is Marijuana Legal in Texas?▼
Where Can I Consume Marijuana in Texas?▼
Medical cardholders are primarily restricted to consuming their medication within private residences.
Can I Grow Marijuana in Texas?▼
By Texas law, cardholders registered in the low-THC program cannot grow marijuana at home. Only licensed dispensing facilities can grow cannabis.
How Do I Get A Job in Texas Marijuana Dispensaries?▼
The Texas Department of Public Safety requires all workers seeking employment with a medical cannabis provider must meet the following criteria:
- Be 18 years of age at minimum
- Submit a complete set of fingerprints
- Pass a fingerprint-based criminal history background check
Dispensing Organizations will then submit a form (RSD-52s) for all qualified employees. Once the form is received, the employee will be issued an account in the state registry. Once registered, employees are emailed a link to create their account.
Once the account has been activated, the registration expires two years after the day of issuance, unless suspended or revoked.
Is Drug Testing for Marijuana Legal in Texas?▼
Yes, it is legal for employers in Texas to drug test employees for marijuana. All companies with an active business license - no matter the industry - must adhere to the Texas Workforce Commission's "Drug-Free Workplace Policy."
Is Marijuana Delivery Legal in Texas?▼
Marijuana can be delivered by dispensing locations to registered cardholders.
How Do You Pay for Marijuana in Texas Dispensaries?▼
Marijuana, though legal for limited purposes in Texas, remains federally illegal. This disparity between state and federal law means most purchases of low-THC cannabis products will be done with cash.