DFW NORML is preparing for round two of a board member election due to a low turnout rate at the polls this past weekend.
While officials are still tallying the numbers, it appears that they will fall well short of the 326 needed to make the election official. The group’s by-laws require a 30 percent turnout of the membership, and with the non-profit now boasting over 1,000 members, the requirements are high. Continue reading →
Former University of Texas and Miami Dolphins running back Ricky Williams is renown for his consumption of marijuana. However he now says that he no longer needs it since his football days are over.
Speaking with USA Today in an interview for a piece about the NFL’s marijuana testing policies, Williams went into great detail about his thoughts on the matter.
The league announced last month that the permitted threshold would be increased from 15 nanograms of carboxy THC per milliliter of urine to 35 nanograms. While that is parts per billion and in the grand scheme of things a very small amount, Williams stated that this would have kept him out of trouble with the league. Continue reading →
A woman from Beaumont says that her church kicked her out after members of the congregation saw her on the news voicing support marijuana legalization in Texas.
Faith Bodle said she uses cannabis extract, an oil derived from marijuana, to treat illnesses like degenerative spine disease, congestive heart failure and arthritis.
Bodle spoke to a local news station at the arraignment of Jeremy Bourque, who is facing trial on marijuana charges. Bodle was there showing her support for the legalization and medicinal use of cannabis. Continue reading →
In fact, nearly as many people attended this march as there were at the Global Marijuana March event held this past May in downtown Fort Worth. This is also the largest group of people ever for a marijuana event at Dallas City Hall. Continue reading →
Alexis is my eight year old daughter who has ‘generalized epilepsy’, which essentially is a diagnosis for seizures of unknown origin.
Our story starts late one evening in July 2013 when my wife and I witnessed Alexis’ first seizure at our home in Rowlett, TX. It was devastating.
As disabled veterans, both my wife and I have seen some pretty horrible things, but nothing can prepare you for the sight of your little girl convulsing wildly and foaming at the mouth. I honestly thought she was dying. Continue reading →
A Round Rock teen who was previously facing life in prison for making marijuana brownies has opted to take a plea deal.
Jacob Lavoro was arrested earlier this year after police entered his apartment, which his lawyer insists was illegally, and officers found several batches of brownies infused with cannabis oil. Continue reading →
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