A candidate for United States Congress in central Texas isn’t shying away from the issue of changing marijuana laws. Dale Mantey, who seeks to unseat incumbent Rep. Bill Flores in District 17, has made some of the boldest statements yet regarding the nation’s marijuana policies.
Bill to remove marijuana penalties hits Texas legislature as new poll shows 76 percent agree the law needs to change
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.
In a response to a Dallas Morning News survey, Rep. Tan Parker signal his support for medical marijuana in Texas. The Republican from Flower Mound states that he’d be open to a tightly written medical marijuana amendment which could be put on the ballot in 2015 if passed by the
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