South Texas College of Law, Rice University’s Baker Institute collaborate on Marijuana Policy Course
HOUSTON – (June 26, 2013) – As more states are considering the legalization of marijuana, law students at South Texas College of Law (STCL) will have the unique opportunity to draft model drug policy legislation as part of a new interinstitutional collaboration between STCL and Rice University’s Baker Institute for
Two men caught attempting to transport 480 pounds of cannabis on a Van Horn school bus out in west Texas have been arrested and indicted by a federal grand jury. 20-year-old George Baird, a graduate of Presidio High School, and 22-year-old Anthony Paredez Juarez were attempting to smuggle duffel bags
According to a San Antonio media outlet, a Uvalde woman who refused to reveal her identity has stated that her daughter had to be admitted to the San Antonio State Hospital after smoking “synthetic marijuana.” The woman said her daughter was a normal college student and an aspiring fashion designer.
Authorities suspect a man has died from overdosing on K2 in a small town outside of Waco called Elm Mott. McLennan County Sheriff’s deputies said they found evidence of K2 at the scene.
The US House of Representatives recently voted by a margin of 225 to 200 to add an amendment to the annual agriculture bill which would allow farmers to begin growing hemp. Ultimately the bill would fail to pass though, 195 to 234.
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
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