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Darrin Harris Frisby/Drug Policy Alliance

If you get caught with any sort of marijuana concentrate in Texas, it’s an automatic felony. Do not pass go, instead spend $10,000 and a minimum of 180 days in jail.

Texas is a fairly free place to be. Much of the rules and regulations which people experience in other states don’t exist here. A friend who recently visited from New York even remarked as much. When it comes to cannabis though, freedom just doesn’t exist in the Lone Star State.

Welcome to the new year! We’re officially in the new election cycle and DFW NORML is hitting the ground running hard at it. On January 20, which is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Texas legislators will be seeing their inboxes and phone lines blow up with a mass of emails

Colorado has released its rules for selling recreational marijuana and if you don’t live in the state, the quantity of your purchase is less than what it would be if you do live in the state, but that might not matter at all.

Many Texas law enforcement personnel say that they will continue to arrest and jail minor pot offenders, despite the enactment of a new state law granting police the option of issuing a citation in lieu of making an arrest.

DFW NORML’s executive director Shaun McAlister shows just how easy it is to call your elected representative and let them know how you feel about reforming the marijuana laws here in Texas.Texas Marijuana Policy Advocacy Workshops — January 2018 Not sure who your representative is? Find out here: http://www.fyi.legis.state.tx.us/Home.aspx

A bill gaining support in the US House of Representatives that would have federal agents respect state marijuana laws now has a co-sponsor from Texas. Rep. Steve Stockman, a Republican from Friendswood who was elected to office in 2012 for the newly created 36th District seat which Texas gained after

A Public Policy Polling survey recently completed for Texas showed majority support for both medical and recreational use of marijuana as well as a desire to change the state’s laws to lower penalties for recreational possession.