The largest city in Texas will get its first legal medical cannabis dispensary this summer
AUSTIN, Texas, March 15, 2022– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Texas Original Compassionate Cultivation (TXOG), Texas’ leading medical cannabis provider, today announced it will open a permanent dispensary in Houston — the first of its kind in the city — this summer. The Houston dispensary will operate six days a week and will offer TXOG’s full suite of medical cannabis products — including gummies, tinctures and lozenges — to qualifying patients.
Since medical cannabis licensees are prohibited under the Compassionate Use Program from storing inventory overnight in multiple locations, TXOG and its fleet of delivery drivers will supply daily inventory to the Houston dispensary and return it to Austin after operating hours. It is the company’s latest effort to bring its medicine closer to patients.
“What’s most important is ensuring every qualifying patient in Houston has safe access to medical cannabis,” said Morris Denton, CEO of TXOG. “If that means someone from our team has to commute from Austin to Houston and back every day, which is at least five hours, we’ll do it. Creating and leading this industry in Texas takes commitment, and this is just one more proof point illustrating our dedication to expanding our footprint to meet patients where they are. “
The company is also evaluating potential dispensary locations in other Texas markets to open in 2022. Since 2020, TXOG has worked with physicians’ offices throughout the state to provide convenient, temporary prescription pick-up locations for patients. The company currently operates a dozen pick-up sites, including locations in Addison, North Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Fort Worth, Houston, Katy, Lubbock, Plano, San Antonio, Spring and Wichita Falls.
“We are grateful to the doctors who have allowed us to establish pick-up locations and distribute TXOG’s life-changing medicine from their facilities for the past year,” Denton added. “They have been such valuable partners in enabling TXOG to reach our thousands of patients throughout the state. Soon, in addition to our existing Houston pick-up locations, patients will have daily, convenient access to their prescriptions right in their own backyard.”
TXOG’s gummy, tincture and lozenge products are also available for statewide delivery at www.texasoriginal.com, for pickup at TXOG’s dispensary in Austin, Texas, and at the aforementioned prescription pick-up locations. TXOG is also expanding to Bastrop, Texas, with a new vertically integrated cultivation, processing and dispensing facility that will be completed in the second half of 2022.
To learn whether you or a loved one qualifies for medical cannabis, visit www.texasoriginal.com/patients.
About Texas Original Compassionate Cultivation
Texas Original Compassionate Cultivation (TXOG) is the leading licensed medical cannabis producer in Texas, working alongside physicians to provide the highest quality cannabis medicine to patients and families seeking relief across the state. As fellow Texans, we are dedicated to representing the integrity of this great state with our commitment to quality, consistency and purity in every product we produce. We remain committed to advancing safe, legal access to this powerful medicine. TXOG is headquartered in Austin, with delivery throughout the entire state. For more information, visit www.texasoriginal.com.
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