MPP ready to roll out Texas marijuana legalization campaign
Marijuana Policy Project, which has been the driving force behind successful bids to legalize medi-pot in 18 states, as well as the 2012 Colorado vote to legalize marijuana for recreational use by adults, is about to begin the roll-out of their legalization campaign here in Texas.
For the first time, MPP’s co-founder and Executive Director Rob Kampia told the Chronicle, the group is ready to focus effort and attention on changing Texas law – and Kampia says he believes that’s doable within the next five years. “We feel like legalizing marijuana in Texas – though people in Texas feel like it’s impossible – I think it’s possible in five years,” Kampia said. And he added that MPP is “about to spend real money on decriminalization and legalization” efforts in the state to make it so. Read more