Archive | Medical Marijuana

Texas Action: Ask Gov. Abbott to add medical cannabis to the special session!

Ask Gov Abbott for MMJ

Ask Gov. Abbott to add medical cannabis to the special session! Compassion should be inclusive. Contact the governor now! During Texas’ regular legislative session this spring, more than half of the Texas House signed onto a bill that would make the Compassionate Use Program more inclusive. Unfortunately, that bill was beat by the clock and was […]

Ask your representative to support Rep. Lucio III’s amendment to protect doctors!

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Ask your representative to support Rep. Lucio III’s amendment to protect doctors! In 2015, the Texas Legislature passed the Texas Compassionate Use Program (TCUP), allowing those with intractable epilepsy to access low-thc medical cannabis to treat their seizures. Rep. Lucio III plans to file an amendment that will will make a small change, protecting doctors and bringing […]

Congressional Marijuana Conversation Panel

Representatives Beto O’Rourke of Texas, Earl Blumenauer of Oregon, Tom Garrett of Virginia, and Justin Amash of Michigan, moderated by the Executive Director of Texas NORML, Jax Finkel.

Recently, NORML moderated a Facebook Congressional Conversation on marijuana law reform with Representatives Beto O’Rourke of Texas, Earl Blumenauer of Oregon, Tom Garrett of Virginia, and Justin Amash of Michigan. This conversation was moderated by the Executive Director of Texas NORML, Jax Finkel. We discussed a wide range of issues including the pending bipartisan legislation to remove cannabis from […]

Texas: Request To Establish An Interim Committee To Study The Feasibility Of Medical Cannabis

HCR 149 action alert

Texas: Request To Establish An Interim Committee To Study The Feasibility Of Medical Cannabis Please take action now to support HCR 149! House Concurrent Resolution (HRC) 149 – Legislation proposed by Texas House Representative Eddie Lucio, III requests that the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House of Representatives create a joint interim committee […]