Investigators believe eradication efforts on the border are causing members of the drug cartel to re-think their strategy of smuggling drugs into the U.S. Many parts of our seven county region of the Brazos Valley consist of very rural areas — all of which authorities say have become a prime
Despite all the statements by the DEA over the years denying the medical benefits of cannabis, a recent government sponsored study at the University of California Center for Medicinal Cannabis concluded marijuana has legitimate medicinal benefits, including relief from chronic pain.The study also found that reclassification is needed immediately to
When savvy public policy advocates realize they’ve lost an argument with the voters, they shift their position. That’s what marijuana prohibitionists are doing today with a just-released survey. In a groundbreaking new report, the Partnership at DrugFree.org admits that “support for medicalization and…for decriminalization and legalization of marijuana is widespread”
Privateer Holdings Inc., the cannabis industry’s first private equity firm, today announced the completion of its Series A funding round. The company raised an initial $7 million from high net worth individual investors and family offices, with a strategic plan to invest in companies in the cannabis space and build
A group of hunters who were headed out to set up deer blinds in Madison County stumbled upon a very large grow operation, 18,400 cannabis plants to be exact.
The new study of cognitive changes caused by heavy marijuana use has found no lasting effects 28 days after quitting. Following a month of abstinence, men and women who smoked pot at least 5,000 times in their lives performed just as well on psychological tests as people who used pot
It’s time for another NORML SmokeOut and Disc Golf Tournament! DFW NORML is proud to announce that we will host the 2013 Discraft Ace Race in Haltom City, TX. Each autumn, disc golfers from around the world gather at their local courses for one purpose: to throw aces! No putting,
A new study has found that over 70% of recent seizures of illicit drugs in the United States are marijuana related, painting a picture of the American drug landscape and a mis-prioritized, failed, war on drugs. Read more: http://www.thedailychronic.net/2013/24534/busted-over-70-of-all-major-us-drug-seizures-are-marijuana-related/
Thanks to the citizens of Colorado and Washington, the tide is turning in the War on Pot. But the true toll of marijuana prohibition has been little studied – and poorly understood. A blockbuster report from the ACLU lays out the scope, the costs and the targets of this war
The Texas Regional NORML Conference, put on by DFW NORML, was the first of its kind a major success with many speakers and over 200 in attendance. The conference has held on June 7-9 of 2013. Below are the videos of all the speakers from the conference.
Austin attorney Jamie Spencer who is legal counsel for Texas NORML spoke with MyFox Austin today about the troubling rate of blacks being arrested more often for marijuana possession. He says the problems for minorities start even before they get caught with the marijuana. Read the story here: http://www.myfoxaustin.com/story/22819631/report-blacks-arrested-more-often-for-marijuana-possession