A fifth grade student brought Rice Krispies treats made with marijuana extract to his north Texas school.
A bill in the Texas senate which would reduce the penalty for possession of small amounts of marijuana took the first of many steps today.
Medical marijuana, albeit in a limited form, is legal in Texas. It’s more complicated than growing a plant and selling it to patients however.
After Maryam Roland, a public high school teacher in Ysleta, in El Paso, tested positive for marijuana use in 2015, the State Board for Educator Certification sought to suspend her license for two years. In her defense, Roland argued that because she’d smoked the pot during a vacation in Colorado,
Cannabis activists from around the state will arrive at the capitol in full force this February to speak with legislators about reforming Texas’ marijuana laws.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released a report on the health impacts of marijuana Thursday, confirming the existence of medical benefits and dispelling some long-held myths about the substance.
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.
Houston Police Department has a new chief, and he thinks Texas will move on medical marijuana within the next few years.
A teenager suspected of smoking marijuana outside of a movie theater was told he could either do pushups or go to jail by an off-duty officer working security.
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.
With the latest filing of a medical cannabis bill with the state senate, News Channel 25 out of Waco spoke with Clif Deuvall, Executive Director for NORML of Waco, and a veteran of the United States Air Force.
A bill which would greatly expand Texas’ medical marijuana program has been pre-filed for the 2017 legislative session.