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.
Texans didn’t vote on marijuana, but many supportive candidates won, and measures across the country were passed with great success.
Marijuana policy reform advocates from around the state will host an Election Night watch party in Austin to watch the results of marijuana ballot initiatives in nine other states. The party will take place at The Belmont at 305 W. Sixth Street and will run from 7 p.m. until 11
Three-term incumbent Rep. Joe Moody is taking heat from his opponent for his views on marijuana penalty reform.
The Republican representative who introduced a full marijuana legalization bill in the Texas House has lost his bid for state senate in a run-off election.
As Jeremiah Looney spoke at a marijuana march in Fort Worth earlier this month, he felt confident that later in the evening the election results for his mayoral campaign would come back positive. He is now mayor of Whitewright, Texas.
A state legislator in Texas has praised the effects medical cannabis has had in helping save a little girl’s quality of life.
The previous election for District Attorney in Harris County turned into a race to present the better plan for dealing with marijuana offenders.