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.

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.

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

Medical marijuana supporters are making a bid to have their issue included in the Texas special legislative session called by Governor Greg Abbott.

Those in their golden years are increasingly becoming consumers of marijuana. One group of seniors in Texas doesn’t believe they should have to hide in fear because of a law which they say is time to change.

Harris County Justice of the Peace Hilary H. Green

A judge in Houston was suspended today by the Texas Supreme Court amid accusations that she sexted her bailiff, use the bailiff to buy drugs, hired prostitutes, and once consumed marijuana she seized from a defendant.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has called state legislators back to Austin for a special legislative session. Lawmakers began filing legislation today, and one of them revives a medical marijuana bill from earlier this year.