Politics

An idea on a school superintendent candidate’s platform is causing a bit of a stir in South Carolina. Democratic education superintendent candidate Sheila Gallagher wants to legalize marijuana to help fund education. She is calling for more “green” for schools by legalizing “green” in south Carolina. The candidate says, It

With early voting underway for the special election regarding the vacant Texas Senate District 4 seat, yourhoustonnews.com was able to inquire about the candidates’ stances on the legalization of marijuana in the Lone Star State.

Retired Justice John Paul Stevens recently came out in support of legalizing marijuana.

Some grassroots political activists say campaign cash from pharmaceutical companies swayed two state lawmakers responsible for killing the medical marijuana bill. Channel Two’s Lori Geary has been poring over the campaign disclosures and reached out to the two lawmakers, who vehemently deny the accusation. “Money is behind everything in politics,”

President Barack Obama has shortened a Texas man’s prison sentence by three-and-a-half years after attorneys discovered a sentencing error.

This past weekend the Libertarian Party of Texas held their state convention to nominate state-wide candidates. Staff with the Texas Cannabis Report was on hand to not only cover, but also participate in the convention itself. Support for cannabis legalization has always been strong in the Libertarian Party and this

Far from being discouraged by the shifts in public opinion, state laws and even within the Obama administration on the legalization of marijuana, federal drug agents are now driven to “fight harder,” Drug Enforcement Administration chief Michele Leonhart said Wednesday. Leonhart was on a role as she spewed lie after

A newly released Pew Research Poll shows that three-quarters of Americans believe that cannabis will be fully legal. Even those who oppose legalization say that at some point marijuana will be legal to consume and sell.

Texas is a fairly free place to be. Much of the rules and regulations which people experience in other states don’t exist here. A friend who recently visited from New York even remarked as much. When it comes to cannabis though, freedom just doesn’t exist in the Lone Star State.

There were so many cannabis related activities going on around Texas this weekend and their success added to the mountain of reasons why marijuana will soon be legal in The Lone Star State.

From a congress who barely breaks a single digit approval rating, a bill has been passed with the help of most Texas representatives, which gives congress the power to sue the president for not enforcing federal marijuana laws, even as a solid majority of Americans want to see the plant

Conservatives participating in a poll at the 2014 CPAC conference showed that conservatives are very much coming around to the idea of cannabis legalization.

A constant recurring question asked is, “when will Texas legalize marijuana?” It’s the number one search engine query for Texas Cannabis Report, and many wonder not just when it will happen, but if it will happen this year. Very few ask now IF it will happen. It is only a

Historically, only 6-8% of voters participate in the Texas primary elections. The primary elections determine who will represent the Democratic and Republican parties when they face off in the November 4 general elections. By voting in the primaries, you have enormous influence over who will be chosen to represent your