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Texas Activists Submit Signatures for Bastrop Cannabis Vote

Texas Activists Submit Signatures for Bastrop Cannabis Vote

By Lisa Fairbanks / July 8, 2024 /

Activists in Bastrop Push for Cannabis Decriminalization Initiative Bastrop, Texas – July 2024 – Activists in Bastrop have submitted what they believe to be enough signatures to place a marijuana…

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Lawsuit Against Texas Cannabis Reforms Dismissed by Judge

By Lisa Fairbanks / June 19, 2024 /

LOS ANGELES — A Texas judge has dismissed a lawsuit by Attorney General Ken Paxton that sought to nullify voter-approved local cannabis decriminalization ordinances in Austin, Denton, Elgin, Killeen, and…

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Texas House Candidate Leads Effort to Decriminalize Cannabis, Proposing Another Local Ballot Measure

By Bayley Greenleaf / June 18, 2024 /

Desiree Venable, a Democratic candidate for the state House in Texas, is making waves by collecting signatures to put a local marijuana decriminalization initiative on the ballot in Bastrop this…

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Texas Contemplates Closing THCa Legal Loophole

By Lisa Fairbanks / June 11, 2024 /

Cannabis consumption is soaring nationwide, prompting Texas lawmakers to address the legality of THCa, a compound with similarities to THC. THCa, or tetrahydrocannabinolic acid, shares chemical traits with THC but…

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Hemp Hearing in Texas Senate Expands to Medical Cannabis and Legalization Debates

By Bayley Greenleaf / June 5, 2024 /

Sen. Charles Perry Acknowledges Concerns When Texas state Sen. Charles Perry sat down last week in a packed room at the state Capitol to hear testimony on whether to ban…

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Proposed Ban on Intoxicating Hemp Products in Texas Opens for Public Feedback

By Becci Marti / May 17, 2024 /

For better or worse, changes are looming over the hemp-derived cannabis industry in Texas. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has urged state senators to explore the banning or regulation of delta-8…

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Texas Senate to Address Delta-8 and Delta-9 THC Products in Public Hearing

By Becci Marti / May 16, 2024 /

The Texas Senate is gearing up for a crucial public hearing on May 29, where the focus will be on deliberating a potential ban on delta-8 and delta-9 THC products.…

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Texas Leaders Focus on Booming Hemp Market Growth

By Lisa Fairbanks / May 14, 2024 /

The landscape of cannabis consumption in Texas has experienced a seismic shift since the legalization of consumable hemp products. Across the state, thousands of dispensaries have emerged, offering an array…

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Lubbock Votes Down Cannabis Decriminalization Amidst Legal Battle: Texas AG Challenges Municipal Laws

By Mary Marty / May 6, 2024 /

In a recent election, residents of Lubbock, Texas, delivered a decisive blow to a local measure aimed at decriminalizing marijuana. The initiative, which sought to reform cannabis laws within the…

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Texas Governor Denounces Local Cannabis Decriminalization Amid Lubbock Reform Vote

By Jules Puffings / April 26, 2024 /

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has expressed strong opposition to local efforts to decriminalize marijuana, asserting that cities lack the authority to supersede state law. Legal Battles and Advocacy: Abbott’s comments…

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