A majority of registered voters in Texas are in favor of legalizing recreational cannabis, according to the results of a statewide poll released this week. The Dallas Morning News/University of Texas at Tyler Poll found that 55% of Texans said that they either support or strongly support legalizing adult-use... Read more
Most Texans support legalizing pot for recreational or medical use, new poll finds
Since 2012, 19 states, Washington, D.C., and Guam have legalized marijuana for recreational use — something 55% of Texans have said they either support or strongly support, according to a new Dallas Morning News-University of Texas at Tyler poll. And the numbers are even higher for medical use: 72% of those surveyed said... Read more
Former NBA athlete Iman Shumpert, known for playing on teams such as the New York Knicks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets, and Brooklyn Nets, and also the Dancing With the Stars Season 30 champion was arrested for cannabis possession last week while traveling. Shumpert was in possession of... Read more
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller published an editorial on Friday calling for improved access to medical marijuana in the state, writing that state leaders should “lead or just get out of the way if we cannot formulate effective cannabis policy for Texas.” In the letter, which Miller posted to... Read more
‘This must end’: Texas Ag Commissioner advocates for expanding marijuana use
AUSTIN (KXAN) — As Texans increasingly signal their acceptance of marijuana legalization, the Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller, a Republican, said he supports the expansion of medical marijuana access and nodded to conservative states that have legalized the drug for adults altogether. In a letter, Miller said he believes... Read more
Exclusive Interview with Cansortium CEO Robert Beasley Cansortium (CSE: TIUM.U) (OTCQX: CNTMF) has vertically integrated operations in the Florida market and a footprint in three other U.S. states. New Cannabis Ventures last checked in with the company in 2019. Since then, a new CEO has come on board. Robert... Read more
Hemp was classified as an agricultural product when the 2018 Farm Bill was passed, but the Texas Supreme Court banned smokable hemp in 2019. This was challenged and overturned in August 2021 by the Travis County District Court, stating that it is unconstitutional to ban smokable hemp, and in... Read more
Texas Original Opens Drive-Thru Medical Cannabis Pickup Location in Waco, Texas
Ryan Allway June 28th, 2022 News, Top News AUSTIN, Texas, June 28, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Texas Original, Texas’ leading medical cannabis provider, announced its newest prescription pickup location has opened in Waco, Texas. The new location is Waco’s first medical cannabis pickup site and the first drive-thru location in the state.... Read more
The 2022 Texas State Republican Convention was held last week between June 16-18 for the first time in-person since 2018. There, the party voted to establish 275 platform planks, or principal policies of the Republican party, to address a multitude of agenda topics. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke posted... Read more
Battle lines being drawn as petition to decriminalize marijuana in Killeen moves to City Council
Medical marijuana products expected to be available in Alabama by next spring at earliest Companies that want to grow, process, transport, test, and sell medical marijuana products as part of what will be a new seed-to-sale industry in Alabama can begin submitting applications for licenses in the fall if... Read more

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