Politics

The previous election for District Attorney in Harris County turned into a race to present the better plan for dealing with marijuana offenders.

The leading voice against marijuana law reform in Texas has lost his bid for re-election in Denton County.

Darrin Harris Frisby/Drug Policy Alliance

If you get caught with any sort of marijuana concentrate in Texas, it’s an automatic felony. Do not pass go, instead spend $10,000 and a minimum of 180 days in jail.

Denver Relief, a medical marijuana dispensary in Colorado.

A recent poll shows that support for medical marijuana in Texas continues to grow, however full legalization is another matter entirely.

Despite leadership with deep ties to the Republican Party of Texas (RPT), a secret committee has denied the group Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition (RAMP) a booth at the state convention this year.

Corpus Christi City Hall

The Corpus Christi City Council has opted not to vote on an ordinance which would implement cite and release for small marijuana offenses.

Corpus Christi City Hall

Corpus Christi will consider enacting a state cite and release law for marijuana offenders at an upcoming city council meeting.

A political guide is now available which shows many Texas candidates’ position on marijuana law reform.

Voting in the Texas primaries is very easy and simple, here’s some things you should expect along with a little information about how it works.

Travis County Sheriff candidate Sally Her­nandez has released a plan that would call for the de-prioritization of first time marijuana offender arrests.

The 2015 Texas legislative session set a record for bills related to medical marijuana. One bill made it through.

A petition for military veterans has been launched in support of marijuana law reform that is being aimed in particular at Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.

Each month 100-120 people are arrested for marijuana in Dallas. The city is now considering making use of a cite and release law passed by state legislators in 2007.

Local marijuana policy reform advocates, including a former police officer and the head of the Texas Young Republicans, will gather Saturday for an advocacy training event at the Trini Mendenhall Community Center in Houston.