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