The Dallas City Council has voted to institute a cite and release measure which would see those with four ounces or less no longer arrested. Instead they will receive a court summons.
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.
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.
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.