AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas House Committee on Public Health will hold a hearing Tuesday on a bipartisan proposal to fix the state’s currently unworkable medical marijuana program and make the unnecessarily restrictive law more inclusive.
Patients and caregivers in Texas had to wait until the late hours of the night for a bill to be heard which would allow them to tell jurors that they are consuming or administering marijuana in a medicinal capacity.
Lone Star Leaf presents a brief history of Cannabis prohibition with Jax Finkel, Executive Director of Texas NORML beginning in 1913 and ending with 2017. Filmed as part of a YouTube documentary series designed to educate and empower Texans to end cannabis prohibition in our state.
AUSTIN, Texas — A group of patients, caregivers, and medical professionals gathered at the Texas State Capitol on Tuesday to urge lawmakers to allow hearings on critical medical marijuana legislation. The group called on House Public Health Committee Chairman Four Price and Senate Health and Human Services Committee Chairman Charles
A bill which would give Texas patients a medical defense in court for marijuana possession has been scheduled for a hearing.
A bill to make possession of an ounce or less of marijuana in Texas a civil fine of $250 has been amended to include a three strikes rule. It may also be several weeks before the bill is considered for scheduling to the full Texas House of Representatives.
The Dallas City Council has voted to institute a cite and release measure which would see those with four ounces or less no longer arrested. Instead they will receive a court summons.
Two Republican legislators in the Texas House of Representatives have signed on as authors of legislation which would establish a whole plant medical marijuana program.
Not going to jail for an ounce or less of marijuana in Texas is one step closer to reality today after a Texas House committee voted in favor of such a measure.