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Texas Marijuana Policy Advocacy Workshops — January 2018 Seniors in Texas will gather next month to hold an open discussion concerning using cannabis as an alternative to opioids.

Brett Adkins, a 17-year-old Plano high school student was shot dead while trying to sell marijuana on Christmas.

Travis County has unanimously voted to allow low-level marijuana offenders to take a class and avoid a criminal record.

Texas Marijuana Policy Advocacy Workshops — January 2018

In January 2018 Texans from around the state will have the opportunity to attend workshops to help tune their knowledge and skills on advocating for marijuana policy reform.

Seven doctors have registered for the Texas Compassionate Use Program (TCUP), which legalizes CBD oil extracted from low-THC marijuana plants.

El Paso County Courthouse

El Paso city council member Henry Rivera has come out against a recently approved program which would spare first time marijuana offenders from jail and a criminal record.

A city of about 2,000 residents just outside of Waco has decided to get more aggressive when it comes to enforcing marijuana laws.

A CBD tincture sold at The Cherry Apothecary

Despite strong debates on the legality of Cannabidiol (CBD) products, businesses in Texas are pushing ahead with sales of the product. There is however a documented risk to possessing such products as CBD oil.

A live panel discussion concerning marijuana will be aired over the radio this week and will feature a district attorney, veteran, activist, and the mother of a child who could benefit from medical cannabis in Texas.

Veterans from around Texas held a press conference in Dallas today where they unveiled a mobile billboard which questions why U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions has used his power in congress to block a number of measures which would help veterans gain access to medical cannabis.

DALLAS, Texas — Military veterans and medical marijuana advocates will host a press conference on Friday in support of a recently launched mobile billboard and bring attention to federal legislation that could help veterans gain access to medical marijuana. The event, which is taking place in Anderson Bonner Park in Dallas

A committee in the Texas House of Representatives has been directed to study marijuana policy in the state.

Foundation for an Informed Texas

A second company has been granted a license to grow, process, and sell low-THC oil under the Texas Compassionate Use Program, and four physicians have registered with the Compassionate Use Registry of Texas.

Texas NORML Senior Alliance

A conference call later this month to discuss marijuana issues which impact seniors in Texas will be held by the Texas NORML Senior Alliance.