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Texas Marijuana Policy Advocacy Workshops — January 2018 At least 9 states will vote on some form of cannabis legislation during the election this year. Texas has its own process.

By: Russ Belville While I’m out here on the West Coast reporting on the fight to legalize marijuana, I often wonder how my friends in Texas would respond to some of the complaints I hear from marijuana activists here.

As Texas governor Greg Abbott signed a very limited medical marijuana bill into law today which legalizes the production of a single compound of the cannabis plant, CBD, for epilepsy patients, he also made it clear that Texans should not expect marijuana laws to change while he is governor.

The Texas House of Representatives Criminal Jurisprudence Committee approved a bill 5-1 Wednesday that would end marijuana prohibition in the state.

Tears rolled often at a Public Health Committee hearing on Tuesday night in Texas as legislators heard testimony on a medical marijuana bill.

Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Rand Paul (R-KY) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) announced today sweeping bipartisan legislation that will end federal prohibition of medical marijuana, and allow patients, doctors and businesses in states with medical marijuana laws to participate in those programs without fear of prosecution.

A newly released Pew Research Poll shows that three-quarters of Americans believe that cannabis will be fully legal. Even those who oppose legalization say that at some point marijuana will be legal to consume and sell.

Conservatives participating in a poll at the 2014 CPAC conference showed that conservatives are very much coming around to the idea of cannabis legalization.

A constant recurring question asked is, “when will Texas legalize marijuana?” It’s the number one search engine query for Texas Cannabis Report, and many wonder not just when it will happen, but if it will happen this year. Very few ask now IF it will happen. It is only a

David Sloane, a Dallas/Fort Worth based attorney and the Public Information Officer for DFW NORML, recently interviewed with Fox 4 News out of the DFW area about the coming legalization of marijuana in Texas. He defended legalization and said many Texans are looking at Washington and Colorado, wondering to themselves

A newly released UT/Texas Tribune poll shows that few Texans support keeping marijuana illegal.

News 4 out of San Antonio will be hosting a town hall meeting at the Texas A&M San Antonio campus on the topic of marijuana legalization.

Texas NORML has been working hard to set up new marijuana activist groups all over Texas and so far has had great results. Now they’re turning their attention to five more locations. If you live in Beaumont, Abilene, Bryan/College Station, Rio Grande Valley, or Amarillo, then Texas NORML is looking

It’s not every day you find a person running for office who commits political suicide when pressed for an answer about their stance on an issue. Meet 53-year-old Chris Mapp, a south Texas boat salesman from Port O’Connor who is running against current U.S. Senator John Cornyn for the GOP