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Early voting is officially underway for the Texas primaries. For those wondering where the candidates stand on issues concerning marijuana policy, there’s a guide for that.

Sun City Texas Medical Cannabis Forum Photo courteous of Texas NORML

A senior forum discussing the benefits of medical cannabis this past week was standing room only in Sun City Texas where more than 50 people were turned away due an overwhelming interest by those in the community.

Responding to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to crackdown on state-legal marijuana, members of the Dallas/Fort Worth chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (DFW NORML) held a “Stand Up to Sessions” press conference calling upon lawmakers to defend Texas’ medical marijuana program.

Seniors in Texas will gather next month to hold an open discussion concerning using cannabis as an alternative to opioids.

Brett Adkins, a 17-year-old Plano high school student was shot dead while trying to sell marijuana on Christmas.

Travis County has unanimously voted to allow low-level marijuana offenders to take a class and avoid a criminal record.

Texas Marijuana Policy Advocacy Workshops — January 2018

In January 2018 Texans from around the state will have the opportunity to attend workshops to help tune their knowledge and skills on advocating for marijuana policy reform.

Seven doctors have registered for the Texas Compassionate Use Program (TCUP), which legalizes CBD oil extracted from low-THC marijuana plants.

El Paso County Courthouse

El Paso city council member Henry Rivera has come out against a recently approved program which would spare first time marijuana offenders from jail and a criminal record.

A city of about 2,000 residents just outside of Waco has decided to get more aggressive when it comes to enforcing marijuana laws.

A CBD tincture sold at The Cherry Apothecary

Despite strong debates on the legality of Cannabidiol (CBD) products, businesses in Texas are pushing ahead with sales of the product. There is however a documented risk to possessing such products as CBD oil.

Medical marijuana edibles from a Colorado dispensary.

Two poison control doctors claim to have documented the first known case of death by marijuana overdose, sparking a medical debate over what killed an 11-month-old baby in Colorado two years ago.

A live panel discussion concerning marijuana will be aired over the radio this week and will feature a district attorney, veteran, activist, and the mother of a child who could benefit from medical cannabis in Texas.

Veterans from around Texas held a press conference in Dallas today where they unveiled a mobile billboard which questions why U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions has used his power in congress to block a number of measures which would help veterans gain access to medical cannabis.