Thousands Expected At Global Marijuana March In Fort Worth

One of the largest marijuana rallies in the Southwest United States tomorrow will be in downtown Fort Worth.

TEXAS:  A global march for marijuana rights takes place tomorrow – and one of the largest rallies in the Southwest United States will be in downtown Fort Worth. Organizers are expecting about 5,000 people to converge in downtown Fort Worth at noon Saturday to call for changes in marijuana laws. Shaun McAlister, the Executive Director of Read the full article…

It Started With Purple Brownies: Drug Policy Creates Local Outcry In Panhandle

Three men arrested in recent weeks could get life in prison after being caught with small amounts of edible marijuana products, a fact that has sparked an outcry from some Amarillo residents.

TEXAS:  Three men arrested in recent weeks could get life in prison after being caught with small amounts of edible marijuana products, a fact that has sparked an outcry from some Amarillo residents. Potter County sheriff’s deputies arrested Eli McCarthy Manna, 30, and Andrew Bruce George, 27, after stopping them for an unspecified traffic violation Read the full article…

Texas Has 11 Marijuana And Hemp Bills To Consider

In the Texas legislature alone there are 11 cannabis bills pertaining to marijuana, medical marijuana, and hemp.

TEXAS:  In the Texas legislature alone there are 11 cannabis bills pertaining to marijuana, medical marijuana, and hemp. There are another five bills in congress being considered as well which would impact Texans. The big one to kick it all off is HB 2165 which would repeal marijuana prohibition in Texas by striking all references of Read the full article…

Texas Lawmakers Introduce Medical Marijuana Legislation

HB 3785, introduced by Rep. Marisa Márquez (D-El Paso) in the House, and a companion bill that will be introduced Friday by Sen. José Menéndez (D-San Antonio) in the Senate, would create a program through which individuals with qualifying medical conditions would receive licenses allowing them to possess limited amounts of medical marijuana, if their doctors recommend it.

TEXAS:  Texas state lawmakers introduced legislation Friday that would allow patients with cancer, seizure disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other debilitating conditions to access medical marijuana if their doctors recommend it. HB 3785, introduced by Rep. Marisa Márquez (D-El Paso) in the House, and a companion bill that will be introduced Friday by Sen. José Read the full article…

These 5 People Could Legalize Marijuana In Texas

Passing any marijuana law will be a challenge in Texas, but here are five people who could make it happen.

TEXAS:  Texans are fed up with failed marijuana policies. That’s the message state lawmakers will hear from roughly 200 concerned citizens on Wednesday, during a lobbying day organized by Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy. While fledgling campaigns to legalize marijuana are sprouting up around the country, none is more ambitious than the one in Texas. Republicans control Read the full article…

Members Of Republican Party Make Strong Push To Legalize Marijuana

Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition are pushing an intense effort to get the plant legalized in Texas.

TEXAS: Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition are pushing an intense effort to get the plant legalized in Texas. Wednesday night the organization held an informational meeting about the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes. Fox 26′s Isiah Carey spoke with some of the people crucial in that campaign.

The Brains Of Marijuana Users Are Different, Especially If They Start Young

While the U.S. is only now starting to explore modern medical uses of marijuana, for centuries, women around the world have harnessed the magical green leaves.

TEXAS:  If you’re confused about what marijuana use really does to people who use it, you’re not alone. For years, the scientific research on health effects of the drug have been all over the map. Earlier this year, one study suggested that even casual marijuana use could cause changes to the brain. Another found that marijuana use was also Read the full article…

Cannabis industry: Enforcing contracts

Judges can, and in cannabis cases often do, void contracts for violating federal policy.

TEXAS:  One of the many problems created by the conflict between federal and state marijuana law is uncertainty in the enforceability of certain contracts.  Judges can, and in cannabis cases often do, void contracts for violating federal policy. Attendees at the Marijuana Investment Conference in Houston voiced their concerns about the possibility of federal law Read the full article…

Woman Ousted By Church For Medicinal Marijuana Use

Texas woman says her pastor sent a letter calling on her to stop using marijuana and then the congregation revoked her membership.

TEXAS:  A Beaumont, Texas woman says she has been cast out of her church for her use of medicinal marijuana. Faith Bodle said she uses cannabis extract, an oil derived from marijuana, to treat illnesses like degenerative spine disease, congestive heart failure and arthritis. Bodle said fellow church members at Beaumont Seventh Day Adventist Church Read the full article…

Panhandle Politicians Separated By Pot Policies

“It’s a failure, just as prohibition was a failure, and we ought to treat marijuana just like alcohol,”

TEXAS: In the race for State Senate District 31, which covers 37 counties from the Texas Panhandle to the Permian Basin, Republican Sen. Kel Seliger and Libertarian Steven Gibson of Midland fall on the same side of many issues. Traditionally conservative emphasis on keeping taxes low, maintaining the second amendment and securing the Texas-Mexico border all Read the full article…