El Paso NORML, a non-profit marijuana advocacy group just held their first official meeting which included many big names from around Texas, made a big splash in the local news. At least four of the local media outlets covered the event, which drew about 220 people.
While Ted Cruz didn’t intend to make Obama look good on the subject of marijuana legalization, he unwittingly did when he criticized Obama the other day for not arresting cannabis consumers in Colorado.
A recent meetup in El Paso to get a NORML chapter off the ground and discuss the merits of cannabis legalization was a success as many turned out in support of the notion. The event garnered positive news coverage as well.