Legislators To Revisit Proposals To Change Texas Marijuana Laws

“I would say within the next decade. Certainly within the next decade,” said Nathan Jones, Ph.D. with Rice University’s Baker Institute. “If you’re looking at the polling data it looks pretty electable. Or it looks almost inevitable.”

TEXAS:  Two Texas lawmakers vow to re-introduce marijuana legislation as many times as it takes to move the Lone Star state closer to Colorado and Washington state-style pot regulations. But experts in drug policy predict anywhere from five to 10 years before lawmakers in Austin might consider being swayed to change Texas marijuana laws. “I Read the full article…

Legalize Marijuana In Texas? Is It Possible?

The amount of revenue which is obtainable from the legal sale of marijuana to the public will be hard for Texas lawmakers to ignore.

TEXAS:  Now that Colorado has legalized the recreational sales of marijuana, activists in Texas are planning to make a push for a move toward legalization here when the Legislature meets in 2015, 1200 WOAI news reports. Cheyanne Weldon, who is the head of the Texas Chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Read the full article…

Texas Congressman Signs On To Federal Bill Protecting State Marijuana Rights

TEXAS: Less than a week after polling showed the majority of Texans would rather regulate and tax cannabis than keep it illegal, Texas Rep. Steve Stockman, a Republican from Friendswood, signed on as a cosponsor for a bill that would allow states to dictate their own marijuana legalization policies without the fear of federal intervention.

Texas Congressman Signs On To Federal Bill Protecting State Marijuana Rights

tockman signed the bill Saturday, becoming the 19th person to do so according to the Houston Chronicle.

TEXAS: Less than a week after polling showed the majority of Texans would rather regulate and tax cannabis than keep it illegal, Texas Rep. Steve Stockman, a Republican from Friendswood, signed on as a cosponsor for a bill that would allow states to dictate their own marijuana legalization policies without the fear of federal intervention.

New Poll Finds Strong Backing To Legalize, Tax Marijuana In Texas

What's more surprising is the majority support on the question of outright legalization and regulation, as Colorado and Washington voters approved. The Texas poll shows 58 percent support for that but also a higher percentage of opponents, at 38 percent.

TEXAS: The pendulum has really swung out there in Texas on the questions of medical marijuana and treating possession of the weed as a fine-only, civil offense. A new poll released today by the advocacy group Marijuana Policy Project found comfortable majority support and nearly a nearly 2-1 margin on both questions.

New Poll Finds Strong Backing To Legalize, Tax Marijuana In Texas

Austin City Council will consider a resolution supporting medical marijuana in Texas.

TEXAS: The pendulum has really swung out there in Texas on the questions of medical marijuana and treating possession of the weed as a fine-only, civil offense. A new poll released today by the advocacy group Marijuana Policy Project found comfortable majority support and nearly a nearly 2-1 margin on both questions.