Cheyanne Weldon

At the Mothers Against Teen Violence 2014 Texas Drug Policy Conference this weekend, speakers from a wide variety of backgrounds and areas of expertise converged in Dallas to discuss the failed war on drugs.

The first major drug policy conference of 2014 in Texas will be held in Dallas, slated for January 17 and 18. Hosted by Mothers Against Teen Violence ‘MATV’ the conference begins on a Friday and will feature keynote speaker Dr. Carl Hart who is an associate professor in the departments

A recent meetup in El Paso to get a NORML chapter off the ground and discuss the merits of cannabis legalization was a success as many turned out in support of the notion. The event garnered positive news coverage as well.

Citing a need to have a presence in every area of the state, Texas NORML, a statewide non-profit marijuana reform group, has been working hard to encourage the rise of new chapters across Texas. They now have their sights set on El Paso.

It turns out that Lubbock is down with the movement to legalize marijuana, if Hub City NORML’s recent event is any indication.

Cheyanne Weldon – Executive Director of the Texas State Chapter of NORML – will be speaking on September 7, 2013 at 8:00 am at the XXVII Border Legislative Conference on the “Overview of Marijuana Initiatives and Legislation” panel.  Please join her if you are in the area! For more information,

Cheyanne Weldon, Executive Director of Texas NORML, speaks at the Texas Regional NORML Conference held in Fort Worth and hosted by DFW NORML.

Director of Texas NORML Cheyanne Weldon recently spoke at a San Antonio NAACP event regarding the racial disparity when laws are applied in Texas and around the country.

Cannabis activists were in full swing during the 2013 Texas Legislative Session, working to get two cannabis related bills noticed and ultimately passed. They made it a point to visit every legislator and do their best to inform them on the subject and lobby for the bills to be passed.

By: Stephen Carter An activist group in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area brought to fruition a major conference this past weekend, touching on a topic which is in dire need of discussion in the Lone Star State, cannabis and all of the political, social and economic issues which surround it. More