A dying man who grew marijuana to treat terminal cancer was sentenced to probation Tuesday, avoiding prison even as he defended his decision to violate the law. The man grew 71 marijuana plants in a trailer outside his parents’ home.
Prosecutors have dropped a first-degree felony drug charge that could have imprisoned a 19-year-old Texas man for life over the making and selling of brownies laced with marijuana and hash oil.
Sheriff’s deputies busted a marijuana grow operation that used a converted 18-wheeler to house its plants.
A pro-marijuana legalization group named Progress Texas has put up a billboard in support of its cause. Some people may call it a “sign of the times,” after the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado two years ago.
A surprise statement about the decriminalization of marijuana from Gov. Rick Perry, long a champion of conservative causes, has some people scratching their heads.A surprise statement about the decriminalization of marijuana from Gov. Rick Perry, long a champion of conservative causes, has some people scratching their heads.
Some activists say new FBI crime statistics will push Texas closer to legalizing marijuana. According to Mason Tvert, with the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), investigators are wasting millions of dollars going after casual users.
Irving police have arrested four people they say were transporting more than 1600 pounds of marijuana.
A federal appeals court has rejected a petition to reclassify marijuana from its current status as a dangerous drug with no accepted medical use.
NCAA President Mark Emmert doubts that college sports’ governing body will relax its drug standards for student-athletes now that two states have legalized recreational marijuana use.
The drought is so bad that even drug cartels growing marijuana in Texas are having a hard time.
The Texas Senate has voted to ban the production, sale and possession of several new forms of synthetic marijuana.
Illegal drug use is at the highest level in nearly a decade.