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Cannabis activists were in full swing during the 2013 Texas Legislative Session, working to get two cannabis related bills noticed and ultimately passed. They made it a point to visit every legislator and do their best to inform them on the subject and lobby for the bills to be passed.

Drug prohibition has brought about some very nasty results and has caused a lot of misery and death. This particular case is chilling though, as a man’s sister was buried alive by rival dealers. Neil Nick Rene, 37, of Duncanville, was sentenced to 12 years in prison for his involvement

Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent has failed a second drug test and a Dallas County judge revoked his bond and sent him to jail on Thursday, according to the Dallas County District Attorney’s office. Brent was out on bail after being charged with intoxication manslaughter resulting in the death

Authorities arrested two 22-year-old men after using a warrant to search a two story home in Texas City. Galveston County Sheriff’s Deputies seized 30 plants and over three and a half pounds of cannabis.

According to a report recently published by the ACLU, Texas is among the nation’s leaders in cannabis possession arrests. The report also found that possession laws are disproportionately enforced against blacks.

In what has been widely termed synthetic marijuana, 18 people have been arrested and six have been indicted in an alleged production and distribution ring operating in Texas and Oklahoma for a drug designed to mimic cannabis, according to KBTX.

Acting on a tip, Montgomery County Pct. 4 Deputy Constables went to 64-year-old Michael Terry’s home in Splendora to conduct a drug bust. Upon arriving they spoke with Terry who admitted to having cannabis on the property. Authorities arrested Terry for possessing two ounces of cannabis.

According to KSAT, the US border patrol has put out a curious press release in an attempt to tout their recent actions. Summarized over the course of a week, agents at various stations have collectively found two people dead, 13 more in a locked trailer, and seized over 5,000 pounds

The Sierra Blanca border patrol checkpoint is, at this point, the stuff of legend: If you’re a musician and you pass through there, you’re going to get popped for pot possession. You just are. Snoop Dogg, Fiona Apple, Willie Nelson — all of them drove on Interstate 10, found themselves

An ongoing investigation has led police to find 107 pounds of cannabis at a Lower Valley business.

Washington County Sheriff’s Department recently found about 3,500 cannabis plants in a rural area. They estimate the value of the plants at about $5.25 million.

DFW NORML returns to the Curtain Club in Dallas for their June meeting! It will be held Saturday, June 29.

Judge Jim Gray, a retired California Superior Court judge, was recently in Texas to speak on the topic of drug prohibition at the Texas Regional NORML Conference. Bringing to bear his vast experience on the subject, he delved into the topic and hit on many points which concern people. Asked

Appearing at the Texas Regional NORML Conference, 420Radio.org host Russ Belville gave a presentation on debating effectively for marijuana reform. “Our opposition is not stupid, so they are reshaping their arguments, they want to present us as extreme. They say jailing people is too harsh, but legalization is too extreme,