Politics

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

A newly released UT/Texas Tribune poll shows that few Texans support keeping marijuana illegal.

Marijuana legalization enjoys wide ranging support in Texas, even in the Republican Party. Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition seeks to change their fellow party member’s minds when it comes to cannabis laws. Founded by Ann Lee, the non-profit group seeks to reform marijuana laws by working within the GOP to educate

Texas musician, writer, raconteur and occasional politician Kinky Friedman discussed his candidacy for Texas agriculture commissioner with about 90 attendees Tuesday night at Johnson County Democratic Headquarters in Cleburne. “If I can win the [Democratic] primary I figure I can win the general election because of independent support,” Friedman said.

Mark Davis recently wrote a piece for The Dallas Morning News saying that while he agrees with libertarians on many things, they lose him on weed. Davis essentially says that the notion of legalizing marijuana is a bad thing, challenging its advocates to name one societal benefit from its legalization,

It’s not every day you find a person running for office who commits political suicide when pressed for an answer about their stance on an issue. Meet 53-year-old Chris Mapp, a south Texas boat salesman from Port O’Connor who is running against current U.S. Senator John Cornyn for the GOP