One of the new laws scheduled to take effect this September 1st is the Compassionate Use Act. The bill signed by Governor Abbott back in 2015 was supposed to grant access to CBD oil derived from the cannabis plant to Texans suffering with intractable epilepsy.
New York – Roger Stone, longtime political advisor to President Donald J. Trump and subject of the hit Netflix documentary “Get Me Roger Stone” and Orlando Trial Attorney and potential Democratic candidate for Governor of Florida John Morgan today unveiled the United States Cannabis Coalition, a bi-partisan, pro-cannabis non-profit project
Texas Marijuana Policy Advocacy Workshops — January 2018 Texas Governor Greg Abbott has responded to families who say they had to leave the state to participate in medical marijuana programs. “This is a law and order state, we have been and will continue to be so” say’s Gov. Abbott.
New research from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas reveals that levels of THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis that leaves a euphoric feeling, directly correlate to changes in how the brain utilizes oxygen.
The recurring theme for committee hearings on marijuana legislation in Texas this year is progress, a lack of opposition, and that policy discussion is here to stay. This past week was no exception. One legislator did however come out swinging against a proposed penalty reduction bill during a recent hearing.
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Chairman Joe Moody held a public hearing to discuss reducing state marijuana possession penalties on Wednesday and to support HB 334, which was introduced by Chairman Moody in the special legislative session in July.
Gov. Greg Abbott, I visited your website and several things popped out at me. You have noble sights for the future of Texas and its residents and I applaud them, but I must share my concerns as a Texan, brain cancer survivor, and logician.
Marijuana policy reform advocates are keeping the conversation alive at the Texas capitol with the help of a few state lawmakers. A hearing will be held this week about reducing penalties for marijuana possession.
Texas Senate Medical Marijuana Bill Would Give Texas Veterans, Cancer Patients, and Others With Debilitating Conditions Access to Medical Cannabis
Austin, Texas – State Senator José Menéndez has filed Senate Bill 79 to help alleviate the suffering of Texans struggling with certain debilitating conditions. This is neither a partisan maneuver nor a new concept. Currently, 29 states allow the use of medical cannabis. Both Texas Republicans and Democrats have called
Medical marijuana supporters are making a bid to have their issue included in the Texas special legislative session called by Governor Greg Abbott.
A judge in Houston was suspended today by the Texas Supreme Court amid accusations that she sexted her bailiff, use the bailiff to buy drugs, hired prostitutes, and once consumed marijuana she seized from a defendant.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has called state legislators back to Austin for a special legislative session. Lawmakers began filing legislation today, and one of them revives a medical marijuana bill from earlier this year.