Q: What is your position on the legalization of medical marijuana?
A: I do not believe in the legalization of Marijuana. It is a drug and our laws should not encourage drug use.
This past legislative session, several House and Senate Republicans, including myself, did pass Senate Bill 339, which Governor Abbott signed into law. This bill allows for cannabis oil capsules in the medical treatment of children with violent epilepsy. The law is currently being phased in and is regulated by the Department of Public Safety.