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Two Republican legislators in the Texas House of Representatives have signed on as authors of legislation which would establish a whole plant medical marijuana program.

Not going to jail for an ounce or less of marijuana in Texas is one step closer to reality today after a Texas House committee voted in favor of such a measure.

Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys NFL Football Team

Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys, called for the NFL to end its ban on marijuana at an owners-only meeting this past week.

U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate today, and looks to face off against Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018.

  A 17-year-old girl made the front page of the Dallas Morning News for her story about how marijuana stops her from beating herself into a bloody mess, and now copies of that edition are being delivered to state lawmakers in Austin.

Five members of the San Antonio City Council have expressed support for a cite and release program similar to the one enacted in the Houston area earlier this year.

Dan Seum Jr., a medical cannabis advocate and the son of a senator has been banned from the third floor of the Capitol Annex after quoting racially charged statements made by Harry Anslinger, who testified in the 1930’s in support of making marijuana illegal.

You’ve got to fight for your rights, and 42 Texans did just that earlier this week when they went to the Texas capitol to lobby for medical marijuana.

Rep. Joe Moody laid out a number of reasons today why the Texas Criminal Jurisprudence Committee should pass a bill which would make possession of an ounce or less of marijuana a civil penalty with no arrest or criminal record.

A bill to legalize industrial hemp was filed a day before the deadline to submit legislation in Texas House of Representatives.

Texas lawmakers are being overwhelmed by emails in support of marijuana penalty reductions, medical marijuana, and full legalization.

The federal government grows marijuana for research purposes, however scientists are not happy with the quality, and say that the marijuana they receive is moldy and grown without any substantial standards.

A bill which would make possession of an ounce or less of marijuana a fine with no arrest, jail time, or criminal record has been scheduled for a hearing in the Texas House of Representatives’ Criminal Jurisprudence Committee.

Texas House of Representatives

A bill to make possession of an ounce or less of marijuana a fine-only offense with no jail time has the support of 40 Texas lawmakers, bringing support levels to nearly a third of the House of Representatives.