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 →
Following the success of a major rally held earlier this year, marijuana activists plan to march on Dallas City Hall this coming Saturday.
Organized the DFW NORML, a local chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, the group expects thousands to turn out. Earlier this year the group saw around 2,000 people march on the Tarrant County Courthouse in downtown Fort Worth. Continue reading →
The eighth episode of Texas Cannabis Report features breaking news out of Dallas about an upcoming marijuana march, a raid on a pro-marijuana candidate’s Austin home, changing how some cops in Texas handle marijuana arrests, Texas NORML’s voter guide, and much more. Continue reading →
NORML PAC is endorsing Representative Beto O’Rourke (TX-16) for re-election the the US House of Representatives.
“Rep. O’Rourke is an ardent supporter of reforming our nation’s marijuana policies,” stated NORML PAC Manager Erik Altieri. “In just his first term, he has proven to be an intelligent and pragmatic politician with a long future in front of him. We strongly encourage voters to support his re-election campaign to keep a true reform champion in Congress.” Continue reading →
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