A bill can be killed any number of ways, including through obstruction, feet dragging, amendment, or procedure. In the case of a medical marijuana bill in Texas, despite having enough support to pass, the paperwork just didn’t arrive in time.
Despite Texas not having a voter initiative law, Texans may still be able to vote on both medical and recreational cannabis legalization in 2018 if the state legislature permits it.
A highly anticipated ruling came down from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) concerning the federal scheduling of marijuana, and the results have disappointed a Texas Senator.
The Republican representative who introduced a full marijuana legalization bill in the Texas House has lost his bid for state senate in a run-off election.
Several city workers in the town of Whitewright, TX have resigned and they’re blaming their mayor’s stance on marijuana, however that may not be the whole story.
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.
For nearly a decade, thousands of Texans have sought to make it clear to state legislators that reforming marijuana laws for the better is inevitable and they have done this by marching on the state capitol building in Austin. With a form of cannabis now legal in Texas and lawmakers
A Texas senator, who also is a physician, says she needs more than anecdotal evidence that medical marijuana works.