For nearly a decade, thousands of Texans have sought to make it clear to state legislators that reforming marijuana laws for the better is inevitable and they have done this by marching on the state capitol building in Austin. With a form of cannabis now legal in Texas and lawmakers

On Wednesday, a record amount of people traveled to Austin for a marijuana lobby day. There were reportedly over 300 people from all over the state who made it in to speak with legislators about the need to enact a medical marijuana program, and decrease the penalty for simple possession

Dating back to 1999, groups around the world have marched in solidarity to support marijuana legalization and remember those who have been harmed by the war on cannabis. For several years now, marches have taken place in both Fort Worth and Austin, put on by DFW NORML and Texas NORML.