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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.

Susan Hawk, former Dallas District Attorney

After spending an extensive amount of time in rehab, Dallas District Attorney Susan Hawk has resigned. Hawk was well known for her mental instability and crackdown on prosecutors making plea deals with marijuana offenders.

The number of prosecutions for marijuana in Texas is effectively going down, but the amount of cases are staying the same.

Cancer is a tough beast to fight, both physically and mentally. Beginning in September, a female cannabis oriented support group will start meeting in Austin.

Jared Cates, Democratic candidate for Nacogdoches County Commissioner, Pct. 3.

A new generation is entering politics, and they’re coming into the game through some traditionally unusual ways.

Bureaucracy has helped a Texas city strangle a marijuana advocacy organization’s event to the point of cancellation.

Despite obtaining the proper permits, much planning, and a lot of money and time spent, the DFW NORML Lake and Bake event was shut down today by the Grapevine Parks & Recreation Department.

A petition to put marijuana ordinance reform on the ballot in Corpus Christi has fallen short of its signature goal.

Mark Miller, Texas Railroad Commissioner candidate

The biggest election in Texas this year is one you probably haven’t heard of; the Texas Railroad Commission, a state agency that does not regulate railroads.

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (Left) Rep. Bryan Hughes (Right)

The Republican representative who introduced a full marijuana legalization bill in the Texas House has lost his bid for state senate in a run-off election.

Whitewright, Texas

Several city workers in the town of Whitewright, TX have resigned and they’re blaming their mayor’s stance on marijuana, however that may not be the whole story.