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Texas Medical Marijuana Ad Launched

The Foundation for an Informed Texas (FIT) extends educational program dedicated to rural Texans to cable television. This continues an already successful statewide tour and social media campaign that gives voice to rural Texans. The result of the successful efforts

Texas GOP Platform Now Contains for Cannabis Related Planks

Texas GOP Platform Now Supports Decriminalization, Re-Scheduling, Hemp and an Inclusive Medical Program Republican Delegates at the State Convention in San Antonio succeeded in updating the Texas GOP platform to include planks that support making the Texas Compassionate Use Program (TCUP)

Texas: HB 2107 Stalls at the Deadline – A Letter from Texas NORML Executive Director

Fellow Texans, It is with a heavy heart that I write you. I must inform you that the deadline for a bill to be put on the House Agenda for the floor expired last night at 10pm. While HB 81

Impactful and Heartfelt Hearing Creates Historic Support for Texas Medical Cannabis Bill

By Jax Finkel Executive Director, Texas NORML Late in the evening on Tuesday, May 2nd, the House Public Health Committee held a hearing for HB 2107 which would make the Compassionate Use Program more inclusive for patients with debilitating medical

Texas GOP Adds Hemp Cultivation to Platform, Votes Against Support for Medical Marijuana

Guest Post by Jason Miller, Houston NORML From left to right: Dr. Teryn Driver, Zoe Russell, Jason MillerPhoto credit: Nicholas Zalud The 2014 Texas GOP Convention wrapped up Saturday, June 7th, after a long week of debate and testimony concerning

Everything is Bigger in Texas, Including Support for Marijuana Legalization

They say things are bigger in Texas and, according to new survey data just released by Public Policy Polling, that includes support for marijuana law reform. PPP’s polling found that 58% of Texans support regulating marijuana like alcohol and only

Grab Prohibition by the Horns at the Texas Regional NORML Conference June 7-9

It’s high time Texas grabbed prohibition by the horns! DFW NORML proudly presents the Texas Regional NORML Conference at the Norris Conference Center (304 Houston St. Fort Worth, Texas 76102-7404) in downtown Fort Worth from June 7 – 9. This

Thankful For Marijuana Moxie in Texas

Beyond the obvious blessings of good health, being a member of loving families, living in a free country and pursuing one’s muse, on this Thanksgiving…I’m thankful for Zachariah Walker (a member of University of North Texas NORML) and his pro

Texas NORML’s Josh Schimberg comments on legalization, Pat Robertson, for Austin FOX affiliate (VIDEO)

Pat Robertson: Pot Should Be Treated Like Alcohol : MyFoxAUSTIN.com View full post on The NORML Stash Blog

Dallas Fort Worth NORML Meets While Texas House Debates!

Next Saturday, March 26, the Collective Tattoo will be hosting the monthly meeting of Dallas Fort Worth NORML!  We have got a GREAT bunch of events lined up for the afternoon and evening.  This month, there will be great grilled

Medical Marijuana Affirmative Defense Bill Reintroduced In Texas

House Bill 1491, an act to allow qualified patients to raise an affirmative defense to prosecution for the possession of medical cannabis, has been reintroduced in the Texas legislature. This proposal would enact limited legal protections for patients who use