May 8, 2019

Your senator has the power to help move legislation forward – Ask them to take action!

One person is standing in the way of allowing public discourse on penalty reduction in the Senate, Lt Gov Dan Patrick. He is using a procedural […]
May 7, 2019

Status Report: Where are the bills in the process and how can you help?

As you have probably heard, things are in high gear in the Texas Legislature right now. Due to our work and the efforts of advocates, patients, […]
May 6, 2019

Medical Marijuana Passes the House! – Next Step is the Senate

Today, the Texas House of Representatives voted to approve Rep. Lucio III’s HB 1365, which allows those with debilitating conditions to access to the Texas Compassionate […]
May 3, 2019

Hemp is scheduled for committee hearing in the Senate!

Representative Tracy King’s HB 1325, a bill that will create a regulatory/licensing infrastructure so Texas farmers can grow hemp, takes another important step in the process. […]
May 3, 2019

Medical Marijuana Advances: HB 1365 Scheduled for a Vote on Monday!

At the Capitol today, the Calendars Committee placed HB 1365 on the House Calendar for a vote for this Monday, May 6th! This bill would allow those with debilitating […]
April 30, 2019

URGENT ACTION: The Lt. Gov. is standing in the way of HB 63!

Lt. Governor Dan Patrick took to Twitter today, declaring that Rep. Moody’s HB 63, which passed with a super majority in the House, is “dead upon […]
April 29, 2019

HB 63 Passes Out of the House! – Moves on to the Senate

Today, the Texas House of Representatives voted to approve HB 63, which would reduce penalties for possession of 1 ounce of marijuana. This is a historic […]
April 23, 2019

Hemp Advances from the House to the Senate!

The Texas House of Representatives just advanced HB 1325, a bill that would allow for agricultural growth, manufacturing and production of hemp, without objection. This is […]
April 23, 2019

Testimony Regarding Workplace Drug Testing for State Employees

Texas NORML’s Executive Director submitted testimony on a bill that would end workplace drug testing for THC and CBD for Texas’ state employees (excluding LEOs). My […]