Stephen Carter

Stephen Carter

Stephen Carter is a 30 year old journalist and information technology specialist living in Waco, Texas. He has been working with the cannabis movement since 2009. He founded Texas Cannabis Report in 2013 to bring Texans accurate cannabis related news.

Dale Mantey is a Democrat running for U.S. Congressional District 17.

A candidate for United States Congress in central Texas isn’t shying away from the issue of changing marijuana laws. Dale Mantey, who seeks to unseat incumbent Rep. Bill Flores in District 17, has made some of the boldest statements yet regarding the nation’s marijuana policies.

This is a bag of Cheetos that Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) gave to NORML members at a national NORML conference in Washington, D.C. It contains a sticker which has five talking points for keeping marijuana illegal. When these points are examined, they are either easily disproved or are gross

Those in the Dallas/Fort Worth area have another chance to spend some quality time in the sun and water before the summer officially ends this weekend by heading out to Grand Prairie for DFW NORML’s fifth annual Lake and Bake.

As Hurricane Harvey barreled towards the Texas coast, preparing and securing the area as well as themselves was on the minds of many Texans along the coast for when the storm made landfall. One man says that police in his area had other priorities however after he was arrested for

The following is a list of all known marijuana and hemp related events happening in Texas for the month of September 2017.

Licensing will allow production to begin, but few patients can qualify for program and less than 1% of physicians in state can register to prescribe medical marijuana to their patients   AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Department of Public Safety granted one of three planned licenses to a medical marijuana producer

Dallas Police Officer and 35 Year Law Enforcement Veteran Nick Novello

As a society, we generally don’t care to hear the truth from police officers on a range of issues, and it’s to our own detriment.

A Dallas police officer is under investigation for his stance on changing marijuana laws in Texas. He also claims he is being investigated because he has exposed his department for being so understaffed that they cannot answer calls in a timely manner.

U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, Democrat - El Paso

United States Congressional Representative Beto O’Rourke of Texas has introduced an amendment in the House of Representatives to effectively end the automatic suspension of drivers licenses for those who have been convicted of marijuana possession.

The Food and Drug Administration has released a notice in which they acknowledge that Cannabidiol (CBD), an active component of the cannabis plant, otherwise known as marijuana, has been shown to be beneficial in a number of ways.

A Wise County deputy discovered marijuana growing inside a metal building while responding to an unrelated call last weekend. Investigators seized 521 plants. Submitted photo to WCMessenger

A north Texas judge has granted a motion to suppress marijuana evidence in a court case after an officer illegally entered a building and found a grow room.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has responded to families who say they had to leave the state to participate in medical marijuana programs. “This is a law and order state, we have been and will continue to be so” say’s Gov. Abbott.

The recurring theme for committee hearings on marijuana legislation in Texas this year is progress, a lack of opposition, and that policy discussion is here to stay. This past week was no exception. One legislator did however come out swinging against a proposed penalty reduction bill during a recent hearing.

Marijuana policy reform advocates are keeping the conversation alive at the Texas capitol with the help of a few state lawmakers. A hearing will be held this week about reducing penalties for marijuana possession.