On Wednesday, the Uruguayan House of Representatives approved a bill to legally regulate marijuana. Passing with 50 out of 96 votes, the bill now goes to the Senate. If approved by the Senate, Uruguay will become the first country in the world to legally regulate the production, distribution and sale
According to polling data released this week by Gallup, 38% of Americans admit to having smoked marijuana in their lives. This rate remains relatively unchanged from Gallup’s previous surveys on this question. 34% responded in the affirmative when asked in 1999 and 33% in 1985. What is significant about this
On August 3, 2013, the Dallas/Fort Worth chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws hosted a veteran appreciation bar-b-que, lovingly named “Smoke Out Prohibition – For the Vets.” The intention of having a luncheon for the long-term care veterans that live at the Dallas Veteran Affairs
A young girl has died under the supervision of foster parents after she was taken from her parents for neglectful supervision after they admitted to smoking marijuana while she was asleep.
Two people whose plane crashed earlier this year in Yoakum county pleaded guilty Friday to a federal charge of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.
A former South Texas law enforcement officer played a small but important role in a scheme that allowed co-conspirators to safely steal and resell traffickers’ drug shipments, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Read more
U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced today the indictment of 28 individuals operating a major drug distribution ring responsible for trafficking cocaine, marijuana, and methamphetamine through the Eastern District of Texas as well as to Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, North Carolina, New York, New Jersey and Oklahoma. Read more
Ashli Cooper spoke to a crowd of 100 at DFW NORML’s July Meeting at the Whiskey Girl Saloon in Fort Worth, Texas about how medical cannabis saved her life and helped her beat cancer.
One new Austinite believes he has the answer to saving the state money. Rob Kampia, the Executive Director of the Marijuana Policy Project helped create a controversial ad that said marijuana was less harmful than beer. After getting pulled from a jumbotron at a NASCAR race, it has now gone
People who want to end drug prohibition often miss the boat when trying to change minds on the matter. It doesn’t matter if we’re talking about cannabis, cocaine, heroin or anything else. We can throw out facts all day long, we can bring out charts and statistics and historical evidence,
Texas NORML is inviting everyone to attend their screening of American Drug War 2: Cannabis Destiny. Director Kevin Booth navigates through the cutting edge of cannabis research while becoming a foster parent to a child court ordered to take powerful mind altering drugs. After surviving brain surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy,
A representative from Texas recently compared the tactics of the National Security Agency program to busting cannabis consumers by tracking down stolen potato chips. Rep. Louie Gohmert, a Republican out of Tyler, was on the House floor railing against the NSA program which collects bulk phone records when he recalled