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Recap: Medical Cannabis Hearing Held at the Texas State Capitol

Patients and Medical Professionals Testify at the Capitol for Access to Medical Cannabis Many Texans spent a long day at the Capitol to offer thoughtful and powerful testimony on the ten bills addressing medical cannabis, including our priority legislation HB 1365 authored by Rep Eddie Lucio III. The Subcommittee heard from pain specialists, doctors, Rice’s…



Texas House Bill 1365 has been scheduled for a hearing!

House Bill 1365, authored by Representative Eddie Lucio, III’s will make Texas Compassionate Use Program more inclusive and compassionate for Texans by allowing for whole plant medical cannabis for patients with debilitating conditions. The bill will be considered by the Medical Marijuana Subcommittee on Thursday, April 11th. Here’s how you can help: 1)      Contact…



More Penalty Reduction Bills to be Heard on Monday!

Several bills to reduce penalties for marijuana possession will be considered by the Criminal Jurisprudence Committee on Monday, April 1. These bills seek make possession of small amounts a Class C Misdemeanor. Unfortunately, if passed, these bills would uphold the possibility of arrest and leave a person with a life-long criminal record.  Here’s a Facebook…



Texas Police Chiefs Association (TPCA) Holds Press Conference on Marijuana

Fellow Texans, Today, I attended a press conference held by the Texas Police Chiefs Association (TPCA) at the Texas State Capitol. They discussed “the myths vs. the facts as they pertain to marijuana sales, production, distribution, possession, usage along with its long-term effects as well as impact on quality of life for all citizens.” While there,…



Breaking: HB 63 Passes Committee!

​Rep. Joe Moody’s bill to reduce penalties for low-level marijuana possession has passed out of the Criminal Jurisprudence Committee with a bipartisan vote of 5-2! If HB 63 passes the House and Senate, Texans would no longer face jail time or the collateral consequences that come along with a criminal drug conviction!  Please ask your…



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