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.

HB 2107 Hearing Photo by Eric Espinoza

Update 5/11/17: This bill was not scheduled for a vote by the Texas House and is now dead. Click here to find out how this bill ended up. Original Story: A bill to allow patients access to whole plant medical marijuana has passed out of committee. This comes after a

“Don’t fill up the jails with folks who like the weed. Give them folks a civil penalty,” is a jazzy tune that north Texans will soon be hearing on the radio.

Episode 2: Lone Star Leaf presents an explanation of the differences between often-confused Decriminalization and Cite & Release / Summons for marijuana possession in Texas. Filmed as part of a YouTube documentary series designed to educate and empower Texans to end cannabis prohibition in our state.

HB 2107 Hearing Photo by Eric Espinoza

Nearly half of the Texas House of Representative’s 150 legislators have signed on to a whole plant medical marijuana bill after a marathon hearing Tuesday night.

There will be 8 cities across Texas participating in the 2017 Global Marijuana March, an annual world-wide event which draws several hundred thousand participants.

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

Patients and caregivers in Texas had to wait until the late hours of the night for a bill to be heard which would allow them to tell jurors that they are consuming or administering marijuana in a medicinal capacity.

Lone Star Leaf presents a brief history of Cannabis prohibition with Jax Finkel, Executive Director of Texas NORML beginning in 1913 and ending with 2017. Filmed as part of a YouTube documentary series designed to educate and empower Texans to end cannabis prohibition in our state.

Patients, Caregivers, and Medical Professionals Urge Texas Lawmakers to Allow Hearings on Critical Medical Marijuana Legislation at Texas Capitol. Photo Credit: Heather Fazio

AUSTIN, Texas — A group of patients, caregivers, and medical professionals gathered at the Texas State Capitol on Tuesday to urge lawmakers to allow hearings on critical medical marijuana legislation. The group called on House Public Health Committee Chairman Four Price and Senate Health and Human Services Committee Chairman Charles

A bill to allow Texas farmers to grow hemp has been passed unanimously out of committee just over a week after its hearing.

The day celebrated by cannabis enthusiasts has arrived, so you’re probably wondering, “what’s going on today?”

Medical marijuana edibles from a Colorado dispensary.

A bill which would give Texas patients a medical defense in court for marijuana possession has been scheduled for a hearing.

Texas House of Representatives

A bill to make possession of an ounce or less of marijuana in Texas a civil fine of $250 has been amended to include a three strikes rule. It may also be several weeks before the bill is considered for scheduling to the full Texas House of Representatives.

The Dallas City Council has voted to institute a cite and release measure which would see those with four ounces or less no longer arrested. Instead they will receive a court summons.