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San Antonio news covers MPP’s Texas legalization efforts

A national marijuana group is ramping up efforts to ease penalties for marijuana users in Texas and create a pathway to legalizing the drug statewide by 2019.

Heather Fazio, political director for the Marijuana Policy Project’s Texas arm, said the organization is drafting three bills to pitch to state legislators that would create legal protections for medical marijuana usage for patients and allow the drug to be taxed and regulated in the same manner as alcohol.

Read more: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/politics/article/National-marijuana-group-eyes-legalization-in-5590729.php

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Stephen Carter

Stephen Carter is a journalist and information technology specialist living in Waco, Texas. He has been working with the cannabis movement since 2009. He founded Texas Cannabis Report in 2013 to bring Texans accurate cannabis related news.

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