Houston and its surrounding areas are going into 2017 years ahead of the rest of Texas when it comes to marijuana policy as arrests and jail time are largely taken off the table.
While legalizing marijuana during the 2017 Texas legislative session remains unlikely, a recent statement from Governor Greg Abbott may give hope to those seeking to pass legislation which would expand Texas’ medical marijuana program.
A bill which would greatly expand Texas’ medical marijuana program has been pre-filed for the 2017 legislative session.
Despite Texas not having a voter initiative law, Texans may still be able to vote on both medical and recreational cannabis legalization in 2018 if the state legislature permits it.
Texas’ medical marijuana CBD program is facing a major price increase after a shakeup at the Texas Department of Public Safety.
The number of prosecutions for marijuana in Texas is effectively going down, but the amount of cases are staying the same.
A highly anticipated ruling came down from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) concerning the federal scheduling of marijuana, and the results have disappointed a Texas Senator.
The Republican Party of Texas took a small step towards showing support for medical marijuana in the Lone Star State.
The Dallas District Attorney isn’t happy that her prosecutors are making deals with marijuana offenders, and it could be because it is cutting into her budget.