The US border patrol is busting people daily as they cross through border checkpoints. Recent busts in Sarita, Texas have netted 3,500 pounds of cannabis from two 18-wheelers. The number of busts are so high, that many towns are struggling to prosecute all of the cases. In many instances they
Russ Belville, the host of 420Radio.org recently spoke at the Texas Regional NORML Conference held by DFW NORML on the topic of the new rhetoric being used by prohibitionists and how to effectively debate on behalf of marijuana reform.
Cheyanne Weldon, Executive Director of Texas NORML, speaks at the Texas Regional NORML Conference held in Fort Worth and hosted by DFW NORML.
Study: Marijuana Use Associated With Decreased Symptoms Of Opiate Withdrawal In Subjects Undergoing Methadone Treatment
The use of cannabis is associated with mitigated symptoms of opiate withdrawal in subjects undergoing methadone maintenance treatment, according to a data published online in The American Journal on Addictions. Read more: http://norml.org/news/2013/07/18/study-marijuana-use-associated-with-decreased-symptoms-of-opiate-withdrawal-in-subjects-undergoing-methadone-treatment
Community Leaders From Across The Country Head To Austin For Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America Training Institute July 21-25
More than 1,700 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists from across the country will convene in Austin, Texas next week for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s (CADCA) 2013 Mid-Year Training Institute, held July 21-25 at the Hilton Austin.
A woman was arrested and accused of selling cannabis in the parking lot of a business in Kearney.
Investigators believe eradication efforts on the border are causing members of the drug cartel to re-think their strategy of smuggling drugs into the U.S. Many parts of our seven county region of the Brazos Valley consist of very rural areas — all of which authorities say have become a prime
Despite all the statements by the DEA over the years denying the medical benefits of cannabis, a recent government sponsored study at the University of California Center for Medicinal Cannabis concluded marijuana has legitimate medicinal benefits, including relief from chronic pain.The study also found that reclassification is needed immediately to
When savvy public policy advocates realize they’ve lost an argument with the voters, they shift their position. That’s what marijuana prohibitionists are doing today with a just-released survey. In a groundbreaking new report, the Partnership at DrugFree.org admits that “support for medicalization and…for decriminalization and legalization of marijuana is widespread”
Privateer Holdings Inc., the cannabis industry’s first private equity firm, today announced the completion of its Series A funding round. The company raised an initial $7 million from high net worth individual investors and family offices, with a strategic plan to invest in companies in the cannabis space and build
A group of hunters who were headed out to set up deer blinds in Madison County stumbled upon a very large grow operation, 18,400 cannabis plants to be exact.
The new study of cognitive changes caused by heavy marijuana use has found no lasting effects 28 days after quitting. Following a month of abstinence, men and women who smoked pot at least 5,000 times in their lives performed just as well on psychological tests as people who used pot