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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Update as of 5/9/17 10:00 pm cst: HB 2107 is officially done for the 2017 legislative session. It was not scheduled for a hearing and vote by the Texas House. Original Story: Despite being co-sponsored by more than half of the Texas House of Representatives, a medical marijuana bill likely
As I wandered towards Burnett park in Fort Worth on Saturday, May 6th, the musky, skunky smell in the air left no doubt that I was in the right place. In a small green field, a few thousand gathered, listened to music, wandered around a few tents and booths, and