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.
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.
Travis County has unanimously voted to allow low-level marijuana offenders to take a class and avoid a criminal record.
Seven doctors have registered for the Texas Compassionate Use Program (TCUP), which legalizes CBD oil extracted from low-THC marijuana plants.
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 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.