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Texas Senator Donna Campbell

A Texas senator, who also is a physician, says she needs more than anecdotal evidence that medical marijuana works.

A pair of bills which would reduce and eliminate marijuana penalties in Texas have died in the state legislature.

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.

A bill has been introduced today which would remove the penalty for possessing marijuana in Texas. Introduced by Rep. David Simpson, a Republican from Longview, HB 2165 sets forth a framework which would largely end the prohibition of marijuana.

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

Effective September 1, 2013 if you’re looking to draw unemployment in Texas for certain fields of employment, that money your employer took out of your paycheck as mandated by the government, you’re going to have to pee in a cup in order to get it. Senate Bill 21, would require

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.