Texas

Cannabis in Texas: A Look Ahead to Legalization and Beyond

Texas’ unique approach to cannabis Over the past few decades, the United States has legalized marijuana state by state. Every state follows its own path, and nowhere is this more…

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Texas Takes Advantage of the 2018 Farm Bill

When Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 339, also known as the Texas Compassionate Use Act, into law in 2015, many Texans expressed frustration. The purpose of this law…

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Lone Star Cannabis: What’s Holding Texas Back?

Adult-use cannabis is gaining momentum across the United States as more states jump on the legalization bandwagon. As of this writing, 23 states have legalized adult-use cannabis, and an additional…

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Denton, Texas Officials Reject Cannabis Decriminalization, Ignoring Will of Voters

In November, a majority of voters in Denton, Texas, approved a bill to decriminalize low-level cannabis crime. On Tuesday, city leaders disputed those results. The Denton City Council voted 4…

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Texas Bill Approved in House, Would Expand Medical MJ Eligibility, Replace THC Cap

Texas has some big changes surrounding cannabis on the horizon. The state House of Representatives has given initial approval to a bill that would allow physicians to recommend medical cannabis…

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Texas Expands Restrictive Medical Pot Program To Combat Opioid Epidemic

Texas is expanding its restrictive medical cannabis program to include patients battling chronic pain. houston chronicle In addition to expanding the approved THC dosing limit from 1 percent to 10mg,…

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Texas Police Ignore Local Decriminalization Ordinance in Spite of Voter Approval

Tensions are high between police, advocates and elected officials in a small Texas city. In Denton, Texas, police, sworn to protect and serve, are said to have defied the will…

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Texas Accepting Applications for Additional Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

Texas is now accepting applications to increase the number of licensed medical cannabis dispensaries. state agency announced Monday. The Texas Department of Public Safety said it is now accepting applications…

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Five Cities in Texas Approve Decriminalization Initiatives on Ballot

This effort ground game texas, a local advocacy group specifically targeting these five cities for voting. The organization is also involved in other campaigns in Austin, El Paso and San…

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Texas Poll Shows Majority Support Legalizing Recreational Weed

A majority of registered voters in Texas support legalizing recreational cannabis, according to statewide poll results released this week.of dallas morning news/University of Texas Tyler Paul Fifty-five percent of Texans…

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Former NBA Player Iman Shumpert Arrested in Texas for Cannabis Possession

Former NBA athlete Iman Shumpert, known for playing for teams such as the New York Knicks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets, and Brooklyn Nets. dance with the stars The…

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