Legislation/Policy

A petition to put marijuana ordinance reform on the ballot in Corpus Christi has fallen short of its signature goal.

Republican Party of Texas State Convention Committee Meeting 2016

The Republican Party of Texas took a small step towards showing support for medical marijuana in the Lone Star State.

Susan Hawk, former Dallas District Attorney

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.

The Dallas City Council has voted down a measure to implement a cite and release program for those found with small amounts of marijuana.

A penny stock company with no current valuation has pledge $1 million in stock to a California marijuana legalization initiative.

Darrin Harris Frisby/Drug Policy Alliance

If you get caught with any sort of marijuana concentrate in Texas, it’s an automatic felony. Do not pass go, instead spend $10,000 and a minimum of 180 days in jail.

Corpus Christi City Hall

The Corpus Christi City Council has opted not to vote on an ordinance which would implement cite and release for small marijuana offenses.

Corpus Christi City Hall

Corpus Christi will consider enacting a state cite and release law for marijuana offenders at an upcoming city council meeting.

Travis County Sheriff candidate Sally Her­nandez has released a plan that would call for the de-prioritization of first time marijuana offender arrests.

The 2015 Texas legislative session set a record for bills related to medical marijuana. One bill made it through.

Each month 100-120 people are arrested for marijuana in Dallas. The city is now considering making use of a cite and release law passed by state legislators in 2007.

Changes are coming in the Houston area where some people who are caught with marijuana will not be put in jail.

A Houston-based first time marijuana offender program has helped many during its first 11 months, but has fallen short of its goals, most notably as being underutilized.

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled on Monday that medical marijuana patients can be fired for their consumption of cannabis outside of work hours. The court sided with Dish Network in a 6-0 ruling on a case that stems back to 2010 when Brandon Coats, who is a quadriplegic, was fired