Washington state has had medical marijuana for nearly two decades, but by and large it was not very noticeable. Now cannabis is legal and very much out in the open.
The Texas legislature reconvenes in January of 2017, and marijuana activists around the state are gearing up with advocacy training sessions in preparation for speaking with legislators at the capitol.
The number of prosecutions for marijuana in Texas is effectively going down, but the amount of cases are staying the same.
Cancer is a tough beast to fight, both physically and mentally. Beginning in September, a female cannabis oriented support group will start meeting in Austin.
A highly anticipated ruling came down from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) concerning the federal scheduling of marijuana, and the results have disappointed a Texas Senator.