As Jeremiah Looney spoke at a marijuana march in Fort Worth earlier this month, he felt confident that later in the evening the election results for his mayoral campaign would come back positive. He is now mayor of Whitewright, Texas.
Texas legislators have rejected an amendment to a Post Traumatic Stress Disorder research bill which would have included marijuana as one of the topics of research.
With almost 20 million veterans in the U.S., Texas is home to 1.5 million of them. Now the Lone Star State is looking at medical marijuana to help veterans cope with debilitating issues, including PTSD. Almost half of the U.S. population has access to medical marijuana. Just over 47 percent