Texas Just Approved A Limited Medical Marijuana Bill

Marijuana policy reform has made history in Texas with strong support from a bipartisan majority.

TEXAS:  Medical marijuana could be legal in Texas, sort of.The Texas House of Representatives voted 96 to 34 to approve the second reading of a Senate bill that would allow limited use of Cannabidiol oils, a marijuana derivative, Progress Texas said in a press release..And the proposals authors are Republican! Crazy.Maybe the times are a Read the full article…

Marijuana Ads To Air In Major Texas Cities

In the ad, Russell Jones, a former narcotics officer in California and current Texas Hill Country resident, says "Law enforcement officials have more important things to do with their time" than arrest people for possessing pot.

TEXAS: It’s the final push for a group wanting to decriminalize marijuana in Texas. A cable TV ad began airing Tuesday in a few major cities, including San Antonio. The ad is in support of a bill that would make having under an ounce of pot only a citation offense. But local law enforcement says Read the full article…

Senate Gives High Sign To Limited Medical Marijuana

TEXAS Senate passes legislation Thursday that would legalize cannabis oil for limited medical use.

TEXAS:  Epilepsy patients in Texas would have access to medicinal oils containing a therapeutic component found in marijuana under legislation the state Senate passed Thursday. Senators voted 26-5 to pass Senate Bill 339, by Sen. Kevin Eltife, R-Tyler, which would legalize oils containing cannabidiol (CBD), a component found in marijuana known to treat epilepsy and other chronic medical conditions. If the measure Read the full article…

NEWS Texas House Committee Approves Bill To Make Marijuana Legal For Adults

Nearly three out of five Texas voters (58%) support making marijuana legal for adults and regulating it like alcohol, according to a statewide survey conducted by Public Policy Polling in September 2013.

TEXAS: The Texas House of Representatives Criminal Jurisprudence Committee approved a bill 5-1 Wednesday that would end marijuana prohibition in the state. HB 2165, introduced in March by Rep. David Simpson (R-Longview), would strike references to marijuana offenses from Texas statutes, resulting in marijuana being treated similarly to other legal crops. Nearly three out of five Read the full article…

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.