A Spring woman says she was sexually assaulted by Harris County Sheriff’s Office Deputies in a gas station parking lot earlier this summer. The woman says deputies sexually assaulted her because they claimed to smell marijuana.
Moments of tears, pleading, desperation, and stories of perseverance marked six hours of testimony in support of medical marijuana in Texas. Over 70 came forward to testify, and no one spoke in opposition. Those testimonies at the Texas House Public Health Committee hearing in April were each on record, recorded
The Dallas/Fort Worth chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws will be live streaming their monthly meeting for the first time today. For those who can’t make it to the meeting and are interested in getting caught up on where marijuana policy currently stands in Texas,
A provocative television ad in support of legislation to reduce penalties for simple marijuana possession in Texas began airing Tuesday in the state’s four largest media markets. The ad is scheduled to air on CNN, ESPN, and Fox News Channel across Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, and Austin through Thursday
Around 6,000 Texans rallied throughout the state this past weekend to protest marijuana laws. Five cities participated in the Global Marijuana March, including Fort Worth, Houston, El Paso, Corpus Christi, and San Antonio. These marches are held the first Saturday in May each year around the world, and for many
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Representative Marisa Marquez recently answered questions at a news conference about HB 3785 and companion SB 1839 which would comprehensively legalize medical marijuana in Texas. Questions such as regulation, effects on the state, constituent outreach, and other bill specifics were covered.
There has been a struggle to introduce a whole plant medical marijuana bill in Texas because legislators seem to be confused on the subject. So far a CBD-only bill has been introduced in the legislature. Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of over 60 compounds found in the cannabis plant and it
A patient advocacy group is saying that the current CBD-only medical marijuana legislation filed in the Texas legislature does not go far enough, which severely limits who can use cannabis as medicine. While the Patient Alliance for Cannabis Therapeutics has said they will stay neutral on the legislation, they’ve found
Texas Senator Ted Cruz recently spoke at the Iowa Freedom Summit where he was making early bids to be the next GOP presidential nominee. It was there that a group of conservative activists say he “flip flopped” on the issue of marijuana.
A rally in Fort Worth for medical marijuana dubbed the Cowtown Medical Cannabis Rally drew about 500 attendees according DFW NORML, the non-profit organization which put on the event. Held at Trinity Park, several patients, veterans, and activists spoke about their personal experiences and the need for a medical marijuana
Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle has been arrested for possession of marijuana. Police were called in Wichita, KA. to investigate a call about domestic violence with a weapon. When they arrived at the hotel room Randle was renting, they observed an undisclosed amount of marijuana.
Medical marijuana may very well be coming to Texas this year due to the efforts of a coalition of groups. There’s a lot of questions surrounding what the medical cannabis program being pushed will allow, and what won’t be allowed. Texas Cannabis Report sat down with Heather Fazio who is