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Category: Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana Advances Out of Committee! (And next steps!)

Today the Public Health Committee in the House advanced medical cannabis! Today at the Capitol, the Public Health Committee approved Rep. Lucio III’s HB 1365, which expands medical access to cannabis. The bill was amended and passed with unanimous support from committee members! Take Action — Texas Two-Step! Time is tight to move bills forward,…



Second Chance Lobby Day – Texas Marijuana Policy on April 23rd

Texas State Capitol, John H. Reagan Building (Room 130 | Map) 1400 Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas 78701 Register!​ With our lawmakers meeting for only 140 days every two years, we have a lot of work to do in a short period of time. Your participation is critical to changing laws relating to marijuana in Texas.…



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…



Recap: Texas Senior Lobby Day

On Monday, Texas Seniors joined us at the Texas State Capitol to share their stories and information about medical marijuana with their legislators. They asked their legislators to coauthor legislation that makes the Texas Compassionate Use Program more inclusive and effective. Attendees also dropped a one pager about the Texas Silver-Haired Legislature’s Third Legislative Priority, which…



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