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Cancer Patient Avoids Prison For Growing Marijuana

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.

09/09/2014

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Sternest Charge Over Texas Man’s Pot Brownies Dropped

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.

08/26/2014

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Big Rig Pot Growing Operation Busted

Sheriff’s deputies busted a marijuana grow operation that used a converted 18-wheeler to house its plants.

06/05/2014

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Survey: 9 In 10 Texans Want Pot Decriminalized

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.

04/21/2014

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Gov. Perry Surprises Pro-Marijuana Supporters

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.

01/23/2014

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Activists: “Texas Getting Closer To Legalizing Marijuana”

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.

CBSDFW.COM–06/05/2013

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Irving PD Bust Nets 1,600+ Pounds Of Marijuana

Irving police have arrested four people they say were transporting more than 1600 pounds of marijuana.

CBSDFW.COM–05/15/2013

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Court Rejects Bid To Have Marijuana Reclassified

A federal appeals court has rejected a petition to reclassify marijuana from its current status as a dangerous drug with no accepted medical use.

01/22/2013

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Despite Some Legalization, Doubts Remain That NCAA Will Relax Marijuana Standards

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.

11/07/2012

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Texas Heat Taking Toll On Drug Cartel Marijuana Growers

The drought is so bad that even drug cartels growing marijuana in Texas are having a hard time.

08/02/2011

Photo shows a package of K2 which contains herbs and spices sprayed with a synthetic compound chemically similar to THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. (credit: (AP Photo/Kelley McCall)

State Senate Votes To Ban Synthetic Marijuana

The Texas Senate has voted to ban the production, sale and possession of several new forms of synthetic marijuana.

CBSDFW.COM–03/30/2011

Illegal Drug Use Is On Rise

Illegal drug use is at the highest level in nearly a decade.

09/16/2010

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