Marijuana activists in the state are now looking ahead to the 2018 midterm elections, as well as the start of a new legislative session in 2019, as the first realistic points when they can try for decriminalization and medical marijuana reform again.

During the 85th Texas legislative session, which ended in May, two cannabis reform bills made it further than pretty much any similar efforts have before.

Although both laws had an apparent majority in the Texas House of Representatives, the session ended before they could be voted on.

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Stephen Paulsen ~ HoustonPress.com ~

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