politics

Spring is shaping up to be a busy time for the Austin based marijuana non-profit organization Texas NORML.

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

Historically, only 6-8% of voters participate in the Texas primary elections. The primary elections determine who will represent the Democratic and Republican parties when they face off in the November 4 general elections. By voting in the primaries, you have enormous influence over who will be chosen to represent your

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

Governor Rick Perry supports treatment instead of incarceration of marijuana users. Gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis supports medical marijuana. Senator John Whitmire thinks you should only get a ticket instead of being taken to jail for small amounts of marijuana. Agricultural Commissioner candidate Kinky Friedman thinks farmers should be able to

After likely weighing her position on the subject of marijuana and coming to a policy position without much education, Texas Democratic candidate for governor Wendy Davis has finally made an announcement on where she stands with cannabis.

Four candidates vying for the Texas Lt. Governor GOP nomination debated a range of topics this past Monday. The topic of marijuana came up. As current Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and two other candidates, State Sen. Dan Patrick and Agricultural Commissioner Todd Staples stepped up to give what has been

Former independent candidate for governor and comedian Kinky Friedman announced today that he would seek the Democratic nomination for Texas Agriculture Commissioner. In an interview earlier this year with the Star-Telegram, Friedman discussed the possibility of running for state office again. Friedman’s last run was for Texas Agriculture Commissioner in