Politics

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

Marijuana policy reform advocates from around the state will host an Election Night watch party in Austin to watch the results of marijuana ballot initiatives in nine other states. The party will take place at The Belmont at 305 W. Sixth Street and will run from 7 p.m. until 11

Texas’ medical marijuana CBD program is facing a major price increase after a shakeup at the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Military veterans and local marijuana policy reform advocates will gather at the State Capitol in Austin on Saturday for the 2016 Texas Veterans Medical Marijuana Conference.

The Texas legislature reconvenes in January of 2017, and marijuana activists around the state are gearing up with advocacy training sessions in preparation for speaking with legislators at the capitol.

Susan Hawk, former Dallas District Attorney

After spending an extensive amount of time in rehab, Dallas District Attorney Susan Hawk has resigned. Hawk was well known for her mental instability and crackdown on prosecutors making plea deals with marijuana offenders.

Jared Cates, Democratic candidate for Nacogdoches County Commissioner, Pct. 3.

A new generation is entering politics, and they’re coming into the game through some traditionally unusual ways.

A highly anticipated ruling came down from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) concerning the federal scheduling of marijuana, and the results have disappointed a Texas Senator.

A petition to put marijuana ordinance reform on the ballot in Corpus Christi has fallen short of its signature goal.

Mark Miller, Texas Railroad Commissioner candidate

The biggest election in Texas this year is one you probably haven’t heard of; the Texas Railroad Commission, a state agency that does not regulate railroads.

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (Left) Rep. Bryan Hughes (Right)

The Republican representative who introduced a full marijuana legalization bill in the Texas House has lost his bid for state senate in a run-off election.

Whitewright, Texas

Several city workers in the town of Whitewright, TX have resigned and they’re blaming their mayor’s stance on marijuana, however that may not be the whole story.

Republican Party of Texas State Convention Committee Meeting 2016

The Republican Party of Texas took a small step towards showing support for medical marijuana in the Lone Star State.

Jeremiah Looney, an Army veteran and open supporter of cannabis, has won his election for mayor in Whitewright, Texas.

As Jeremiah Looney spoke at a marijuana march in Fort Worth earlier this month, he felt confident that later in the evening the election results for his mayoral campaign would come back positive. He is now mayor of Whitewright, Texas.