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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 […]

The 85th Legislature Closes

The 85th Legislature Closes   Our elected representative failed to improve the laws in Texas but impressive progress was still made!   Medical Cannabis had an powerful hearing that created a surge of support for the bill with the 5 original authors being joined by 72 more in just 36 hours! 28 of these authors were Republicans and included 3 […]

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 […]

Current Legislative Status: With Session Comparisons and Updated Legislator Voting Record

Status Update - 85th Lege Session

Current Legislative Status: With Session Comparisons and Updated Legislator Voting Record As the 85th Legislative Session enters it’s last weeks, we want to update you on the status of cannabis related bills along with a comparison of progress from last session. While there are some possibilities of still enacting change this session through amendments, this […]