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As more states legalize marijuana, advocates see signs suggesting Texas may move that way - Cannabis News

In Texas, both political parties now support loosening the restrictions on marijuana in their platforms. That's just the clearest sign that both public opinion and the political calculus on pot are rapidly shifting.

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Where Texas politicians stand on marijuana - Cannabis News

More than half of Texas' registered voters believe marijuana should be legalized, a recent poll discovered. As is the case with other issues, it appears the attitude of Texas' lawmakers and the public may not align in the matter of cannabis.

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Get the munchies with cannabis ice cream

The state has approved three dispensaries to provide cannabis oil to seizure patients. But with only 17 doctors able to prescribe it, the oils still can be tough to secure.

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What the failed cannabis clean up bill means

Two years after lawmakers legalized the drug for epilepsy patients, the state has licensed a company operating as Knox Medical to dispense the drug.

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Vets in South Carolina push for Medical Pot

AUSTIN -- Medical marijuana dispensaries are moving ahead quickly to begin operations in Texas, with at least three companies now expecting to be open by early 2018.

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Texas state senator pushes for medical marijuana - Cannabis News

AUSTIN - A bill filed in the state senate on Friday is pushing for the expansion of medical marijuana in Texas.

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Sponsorship of Marijuana research may bias the results

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.

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Texas: Crowds march to remove stigma of medical marijuana - Cannabis News

AUSTIN - In order to remove the stigma of medical marijuana, crowds marched through Austin Saturday as a part of the 10th annual Marijuana March.

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Texas patients sharpen plea for medical marijuana legalization - Cannabis news

Advocates for legalizing marijuana in Texas for medical purposes delivered a simple plea to state lawmakers Tuesday night: Don’t let misconceptions continue to block a life-improving treatment for people with serious health problems.

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Dallas To Vote On Proposal Reducing Marijuana Penalty - Cannabis News

DALLAS (1080 KRLD) – In Dallas, being caught with some marijuana may not mean a trip to jail anymore.

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N.J.'s biggest medical marijuana company announces new dispensary to open in 2021

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a battle that sometimes continues even after a veteran puts away their combat boots. 12News sat down with a Jefferson County man who served two tours in Iraq and now has PTSD. The vet is asking lawmakers to let him use pot.

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‘Green Wednesday’ Shows Changing Consumer Habits

This year, public support for legalized marijuana in Texas has grown to an all-time high. A new poll found that 83 percent of Texans support legalizing some form of marijuana.

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Veterans plea to Texas lawmakers to legalize medical marijuana – Cannabis News

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injuries, and chronic pain are just a few of the service-related conditions veterans return home with.

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A Look at the Two Missouri Dispensaries That Launched the State’s First Medical Cannabis Sales

Thursday morning, Texas state Representative Joe Moody, surrounded by police officers and a retired judge, took a lectern at the Texas Capitol to argue for something he’s pushed hard for over the last two legislative sessions — the decriminalization of marijuana possession.

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New study found the 10 Best US Cities for a Cannabis vacation

On Jan. 10, the 85th Texas Legislature got underway and the state's approach to marijuana will be one of the most-discussed issues.

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Is This The Real Reason Amazon Is Supporting Marijuana Legalization?

AUSTIN - A Texas state senator plans to file a bill Tuesday that would legalize medical marijuana.

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Capping THC Levels is a bad Idea — Here’s Why

SAN ANTONIO -- Call it a windfall for weed. Four states approved the recreational use of marijuana last week, and four others approved the medicinal use. And Texas could follow suit.

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Veterans Day: Texas Vets Fight for Medical Cannabis Legalization – Cannabis News

In Texas, the fight to legalize medical cannabis can only be won through legislative advocacy, rather than through a direct petition by citizens.

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A surprising consequence of Cannabis Legalization: higher alcohol consumption

With a growing number of states considering whether or not to legalize marijuana, many are wondering if it is just a matter of time before it is seen on Texas ballots.

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The normalization of Cannabis

AUSTIN - The latest polls show voters are poised to legalize marijuana in all five states with initiatives on the ballot this November. For marijuana advocates in Texas and elsewhere, the new year could begin with the wind strongly at their backs.

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