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Texas could add pot activist groups in Beaumont, Abilene, Bryan/College Station, Rio Grande Valley, Amarillo

texas normlTexas NORML has been working hard to set up new marijuana activist groups all over Texas and so far has had great results. Now they’re turning their attention to five more locations.

If you live in Beaumont, Abilene, Bryan/College Station, Rio Grande Valley, or Amarillo, then Texas NORML is looking to connect you with other like-minded people in your area who wish to not only see cannabis law reform here in Texas, but to interact with and educate people in local communities about the various economical, scientific, and historical properties of marijuana.

Most recently, new groups have opened up in El Paso, Lubbock, and Corpus Christi. The outpouring of support in these communities were stronger than expected and it may surprise you to find that support in your local community is likely just as strong. People are only waiting for the opportunity to get involved with an organization.

Each group will carry the NORML name, which is National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, and will be non-profit organizations complete with board members, official activity, events, etc.

So far the method for getting these groups off the ground has been very simple; Texas NORML creates event pages on Facebook which are intended as an initial meeting place for people in each area to talk with one another and begin coordinating. From there each individual group comes together to decide how to formally kick things off and begin working together. Texas NORML helps by guiding everyone through the process.

The links to each of these event groups are as follows:

Abilene – https://www.facebook.com/events/1399347600283086/
Amarillo – https://www.facebook.com/events/202154319990934/
Beaumont – https://www.facebook.com/events/775206989174680/
Bryan/College Station – https://www.facebook.com/events/613437982034133/
Rio Grande Valley – https://www.facebook.com/events/154232154773722/

If you live in any of these areas, simply visit the page for your group and you can start connecting and asking any questions you may have.

You can also visit Texas NORML’s website for more information on them as well at TexasNORML.org.

Last year, Texas NORML, along with several other NORML organizations from around Texas were the leading activists who lobbied the Texas legislature in attempts to pass marijuana related bills. Not only are they involved in their local communities, but they also put on activist training events and equip everyone with the knowledge and skills needed to become successful in changing minds and laws.

By: Stephen Carter
Contact Stephen via email at TXCann@gmail.com

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Stephen Carter is a journalist and information technology specialist living in Waco, Texas. He has been working with the cannabis movement since 2009. He founded Texas Cannabis Report in 2013 to bring Texans accurate cannabis related news.

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  1. February 23, 2014 at 7:54 am

    Hey guys, don’t forget about us poor people in Dallas. But for the other
    guys, all of the best of luck.

    Thanks for all you do;

    • February 23, 2014 at 12:54 pm

      Actually there is a group in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. In fact, they are one of the most active chapters in the nation.

      You can find their website at dfwnorml.org

  2. February 23, 2014 at 7:58 am

    Hey, what’s the chance of cannabis getting legalized befor I die I’m 60yrs old now?

  3. February 23, 2014 at 9:11 am

    The chances for Marijuana to be legalized in Texas within the next 10 years appear to be very high.

  4. dan kushing
    February 25, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Wichita falls ?? Anyone !!

  5. laurence
    February 25, 2014 at 8:50 pm

    all of those cities mentioned are great, the bigger cities should be involved, AUSTIN, SAN AN TONE, DALLAS, & HOUSTON, FT WORTH METRO PLEX, ONLY THEN WILL WE PROGRESS TO SEE ANY RESULTS

  6. February 26, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    At some point it may have been said enough, but for now it bears repeating that as a nutritive nontoxic annual, cannabis may best be classed a vegetable.