Will Cite and Release Become the New Normal for Low-Level Marijuana Cases in Texas?

It has been over 10 months since the Texas Legislature and Gov. Greg Abbott signed the federal farm bill into Texas law,...

DPS Will Not Test Hemp in Misdemeanor Possession Cases

The future of marijuana in the Texas justice system remains very fluid and odd. The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is...

Mysterious Shutdown of Texas Marijuana Dispensaries Continues

Marijuana is currently in legal limbo in Texas, and the mysterious shutdown of applications for medical marijuana dispensaries only adds to the...

Austin City Council Votes to End Arrests and Fines for Low-Level Marijuana Possession

On Thursday, January 22, Austin’s City Council voted unanimously to back away from pursuing criminal charges against low-level marijuana possession offenses.

The Future Looks Green for Marijuana in Texas

It was only five years ago that Governor Greg Abbott was firmly against legalizing marijuana in Texas, even for medicinal purposes. However,...
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Texas CBD oil still illegal in Montgomery County

Texas CBD oil is at the height of its popularity. However, Montgomery County prosecutors will still go after people for possession of...

Five things we learned about medical cannabis at TribFest

At this year’s TribFest19, we had the opportunity to attend a panel regarding medical cannabis expansion legislation made during the 86th Texas...
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Texas cancer patients legally able to get THC

With the passage of House Bill 3703 this year, the Texas Legislature voted to expand the state’s medical-marijuana program. Although the bill...

Lawmakers’ efforts to keep marijuana criminalized goes up in smoke

In a move to legalize hemp that policymakers supported, it appears that the prosecution of marijuana cases was effectively dissolved in some...

86th #TxLege Report Card: Medical Marijuana

Though some progress toward medical marijuana access was made, many advocates for reform grow frustrated at the hurdles still present.

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