Press Releases

At 3:30 p.m. CT, Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy will hold a media availability with supporters of the bill, including a retired Texas judge, a former Houston police lieutenant, a Baker Institute fellow, and leaders of Texans for Accountable Government and the Texas Young Republican Federation  

Alexis Bortell

DALLAS FEB 21 2017 – Alexis Bortell, our favorite child advocate for medical cannabis refugees, announces she will keynote the 2nd Annual Southwest Cannabis Conference + Expo Dallas/Ft. Worth on Apr. 21st, 22nd, & 23rd. Alexis has chosen this educational medical cannabis conference to launch her book tour with the

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas veterans will gather at the State Capitol Wednesday for a lobby day in support of comprehensive medical marijuana legislation. The group will hold a news conference at 10:30 a.m. CT in front of the Vietnam Veterans Monument, the same location where Operation Trapped was launched in November

On Thursday at 10 a.m. CT, active duty and former Texas police officers, a retired Texas District Court judge, and others will join Rep. Joe Moody at a news conference to express support for HB 81, which would remove the threat of arrest, jail time, and a criminal record for

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher’s Respect State Marijuana Laws Act exempts marijuana consumers and businesses from federal criminal penalties if they are acting in compliance with state marijuana laws

Supporters will urge their elected officials to support legislation to reduce marijuana possession penalties and improve access to medical marijuana AUSTIN, Tx. —Marijuana policy reform supporters from around the state will gather Wednesday at the Texas State Capitol for a citizen lobby day in support of a pair of marijuana-related

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released a report on the health impacts of marijuana Thursday, confirming the existence of medical benefits and dispelling some long-held myths about the substance.

WASHINGTON — The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) has issued the statement below in response to comments about marijuana policy that were made during the Senate Judiciary Committee’s confirmation hearing for attorney general nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Hemp Industries Association (HIA), the leading non-profit trade association consisting of hundreds of hemp businesses, has issued its position in response to a recent DEA ruling, submitted to the Federal Register December 14, 2016, which seeks to establish a new drug code for ‘marijuana extract.’ Specifically,

Extraction & Testing Lab Magazine, a brand-new publication specifically devoted to the science of cannabis research, will officially launch in January 2017. The debut issue of Extraction & Testing Lab Magazine will be available online through the company’s website and as a print publication.

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.

10-year-old Alexis Bortell will take the stage at Liberty Hall in Tyler on Saturday, May 14th to share her story as a medical refugee whose powerful message now leads the battle for the use of medical cannabis in saving children’s lives in Texas.

Chronic marijuana use by teenage boys does not appear to be linked to later physical or mental health issues such as depression, psychotic symptoms or asthma, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association.

A research study that followed children from birth up to age 38 has found that people who smoked cannabis four or more days of the week over many years ended up in a lower social class than their parents, with lower-paying, less skilled and less prestigious jobs than those who