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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.

El Paso County Courthouse

A program to spare first time marijuana offenders from jail and a criminal record has been given the green light in El Paso.

Philip Kingston Dallas City Councilman

Dallas City Councilman Philip Kingston spoke at a rally this past weekend where he urged everyone to take action to help advance marijuana policy in Dallas which would help keep people out of jail.

Nick Novello Dallas Police Department

A Dallas police officer went to work Saturday morning, and later in the day spoke in support of legalizing marijuana at a downtown rally.

Supporters of changing marijuana laws in Texas will rally in Dallas this weekend and march through downtown to raise awareness and keep up the momentum following unprecedented support in the state legislature earlier this year.

Foundation for an Informed Texas

An educational foundation for informing Texans about the cannabis plant, otherwise known as marijuana, has been established to help propel efforts aimed at changing minds about a plant which has been demonized and criminalized for over 100 years. Foundation for an Informed Texas, or FIT for short, will be a

A Dallas County Commissioner has stated that issuing a summons for those found with four ounces or less of marijuana is “dead on arrival.”

District Attorney Nico LaHood announced this week that Bexar County, which includes San Antonio, will institute a cite and release program in the near future for marijuana and other misdemeanor offenses.

While the debate to legalize marijuana rages, the subject of drug testing for intoxication while off the clock isn’t getting much play. Until this issue gets its day in the sun, people will continue to devise ways of cheating drug tests, generally for obtaining employment. Many do not realize that

Dale Mantey is a Democrat running for U.S. Congressional District 17.

A candidate for United States Congress in central Texas isn’t shying away from the issue of changing marijuana laws. Dale Mantey, who seeks to unseat incumbent Rep. Bill Flores in District 17, has made some of the boldest statements yet regarding the nation’s marijuana policies.

Those in the Dallas/Fort Worth area have another chance to spend some quality time in the sun and water before the summer officially ends this weekend by heading out to Grand Prairie for DFW NORML’s fifth annual Lake and Bake.

As Hurricane Harvey barreled towards the Texas coast, preparing and securing the area as well as themselves was on the minds of many Texans along the coast for when the storm made landfall. One man says that police in his area had other priorities however after he was arrested for

A Dallas police officer is under investigation for his stance on changing marijuana laws in Texas. He also claims he is being investigated because he has exposed his department for being so understaffed that they cannot answer calls in a timely manner.

U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, Democrat - El Paso

United States Congressional Representative Beto O’Rourke of Texas has introduced an amendment in the House of Representatives to effectively end the automatic suspension of drivers licenses for those who have been convicted of marijuana possession.