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While legalizing marijuana during the 2017 Texas legislative session remains unlikely, a recent statement from Governor Greg Abbott may give hope to those seeking to pass legislation which would expand Texas’ medical marijuana program.

With the latest filing of a medical cannabis bill with the state senate, News Channel 25 out of Waco spoke with Clif Deuvall, Executive Director for NORML of Waco, and a veteran of the United States Air Force.

A bill which would greatly expand Texas’ medical marijuana program has been pre-filed for the 2017 legislative session.

Despite Texas not having a voter initiative law, Texans may still be able to vote on both medical and recreational cannabis legalization in 2018 if the state legislature permits it.

The first marijuana related bill has been filed for the 2017 Texas legislative session, and it makes possessing less than an ounce a civil fine.

Texas military veterans and marijuana policy reform advocates will gather in front of the Vietnam Veterans Monument at the Texas State Capitol at 1 p.m. CDT on Friday, Nov. 11 on Veterans Day to host a press conference to bring attention to efforts by veterans to gain legal access to

Texans didn’t vote on marijuana, but many supportive candidates won, and measures across the country were passed with great success.

Marijuana policy reform advocates from around the state will host an Election Night watch party in Austin to watch the results of marijuana ballot initiatives in nine other states. The party will take place at The Belmont at 305 W. Sixth Street and will run from 7 p.m. until 11

Texas’ medical marijuana CBD program is facing a major price increase after a shakeup at the Texas Department of Public Safety.

For the third year in a row Texans will gather in Dallas to march for marijuana reform.

At least 9 states will vote on some form of cannabis legislation during the election this year. Texas has its own process.

Three-term incumbent Rep. Joe Moody is taking heat from his opponent for his views on marijuana penalty reform.

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.

The Texas legislature reconvenes in January of 2017, and marijuana activists around the state are gearing up with advocacy training sessions in preparation for speaking with legislators at the capitol.