Press Releases

NORML of Waco, Inc. has announced that it will be ceasing all operations by the end of May, 2017.

Patients, Caregivers, and Medical Professionals Urge Texas Lawmakers to Allow Hearings on Critical Medical Marijuana Legislation at Texas Capitol. Photo Credit: Heather Fazio

AUSTIN, Texas — A group of patients, caregivers, and advocates will gather at the Texas State Capitol today for an eleventh-hour push to keep critical medical marijuana legislation alive. They will be urging members of the House Calendars Committee to schedule a vote on HB 2107, which would likely pass now

AUSTIN, Texas — A television ad in support of a bill to reduce marijuana penalties in Texas will begin airing Friday, just days before the state House of Representatives is expected to vote on the measure.

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas House Committee on Public Health will hold a hearing Tuesday on a bipartisan proposal to fix the state’s currently unworkable medical marijuana program and make the unnecessarily restrictive law more inclusive.

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.