The following is a list of all known marijuana and hemp related events happening in Texas for the month of July 2017.

Cannabis Defense Billboard in Bellevue, Texas.

A north Texas attorney is turning some heads and taking some heat for billboards he has put up to advertise his services.

Dr. Charles Schwertner, Republican Texas State Senator for District 5 from Georgetown.

In the aftermath of the death of medical cannabis bills in Austin during the 2017 session, many point to the time constraints, but few realize that political donors may have led to medical cannabis’ ultimate demise in Texas.

The following is a list of all known marijuana related events happening in Texas for the month of June 2017.

Rep. Eddie Lucio III

Legislation proposed by Rep. Eddie Lucio III (D-Brownsville) would require a joint interim committee to study the feasibility of medical cannabis in Texas.

A bill which has passed the Texas Senate would give some people with a criminal record a chance to have their record sealed.

Williamson County Courthouse

Round Rock has volunteered to be the first in Williamson County to implement a cite and release law passed by the Texas legislature in 2007.

NORML of Waco, Inc. has announced that it will be ceasing all operations by the end of May, 2017.

Marijuana legalization has not been approved by a state legislature until now, as Vermont now will potentially join seven other states which now permit recreational consumption of cannabis.

Marsha Rosenbaum, PhD and director of The Lindesmith Center-West, a drug policy institute in San Francisco.

Almost 19 years ago, Marsha Rosenbaum was asked by the San Francisco Chronicle to write a letter to her son, Johnny, about drugs.

Letter to the editor concerning HB81, a bill to make possession of an ounce or less of marijuana a $250 fine.

Two marijuana bills which had momentum going into the final weeks of the 2017 Texas legislative session are officially dead, ending any hope for marijuana reform until the next legislative session in 2019.

A bill can be killed any number of ways, including through obstruction, feet dragging, amendment, or procedure. In the case of a medical marijuana bill in Texas, despite having enough support to pass, the paperwork just didn’t arrive in time.

Texas House of Representatives

Legislators in the Texas House of Representatives will hear a bill to make possession of an ounce or less of marijuana a $250 civil fine on Thursday.