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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.

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) met today to consider changes to Texas’s medical marijuana CBD oil program, and advocates saw a small amount of success.

The Drug Enforcement Administration has made a clarification on CBD oil, stating that whether it is obtained from hemp or marijuana, it is federally illegal.

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.

Despite Texas not having a voter initiative law, Texans may still be able to vote on both medical and recreational cannabis legalization in 2018 if the state legislature permits it.

The first marijuana related bill has been filed for the 2017 Texas legislative session, and it makes possessing less than an ounce a civil fine.

Texas military veterans and marijuana policy reform advocates will gather in front of the Vietnam Veterans Monument at the Texas State Capitol at 1 p.m. CDT on Friday, Nov. 11 on Veterans Day to host a press conference to bring attention to efforts by veterans to gain legal access to

Texans didn’t vote on marijuana, but many supportive candidates won, and measures across the country were passed with great success.