States Passing Medical Marijuana Laws See 23% Higher Than Expected Deaths Involving Prescription OpioidsA new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates.
Austin Goes Green: Texas Senate Advances Medical Marijuana Expansion BillThe Texas Senate has unanimously advanced a bill to expand the list of medical conditions that can legally be treated by cannabis oil.
The Push In Texas To Decriminalize Marijuana Falters Despite GOP SupportA revised measure in the Texas Legislature would reduce penalties for those with an ounce or less of marijuana to a Class C misdemeanor — eliminating arrests, but still making possession a crime.
CBS Poll: Support For Marijuana Legalization Hits New HighAccording to a news CBS News poll, sixty-five percent of Americans now think marijuana should be legal.
Should Employers Keep Testing Workers For Pot?Most employers screen job applicants for marijuana use, even in states where it's legal for medical and recreational use. That has some experts arguing that the practice is a waste of time.
Sessions Rescinds Policy That Allowed Legal Marijuana To FlourishAttorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded a policy that paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish across the country, creating confusion about enforcement and use.
Texas Lawmakers To Debate Decriminalizing MarijuanaNext week, Texas lawmakers are expected to debate a bill that would decriminalize marijuana in the state.
A Tip Sheet For Workers And Workplaces Where Pot Is LegalChanging marijuana laws aren't necessarily making weed more welcome in the workplace. For now, many employers seem to be sticking with their drug testing and personal conduct policies, even in states where recreational marijuana use is now per
9 States To Vote Soon On Expanding Legal Access To MarijuanaFrom California to the fishing ports and mill towns of Maine, millions of Americans in nine states have a chance to vote November 8 on expanding legal access to marijuana.
Texas Veterans Ask Governor To Support Legalizing MarijuanaSome Texas veterans dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are asking Governor Greg Abbott to support their effort to legalize medicinal marijuana.
Texas Looking To Legalize Marijuana; "Because God Made It"In what's being called the biggest surprise of this year's legislative season, the house panel voted to legalize marijuana. The bill's author, a Republican, says marijuana should to be used "for God’s glory" outside of government restrictions.
North Texans March In Support Of Legalized MarijuanaNorth Texans in support of medical and recreational use of marijuana took to the streets in Dallas Saturday for a cannabis rally.