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Physicians Back Law Change for Marijuana
Doctors support rescheduling of marijuana and call on feds to protect medi-pot patients.
"...Physicians says the feds should reconsider the classification of marijuana as a Schedule I substance under the federal Controlled..."

Feb. 18, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Should Texas Legalize Marijuana?
That's what Progress Texas wants to know
"...Do you support marijuana decriminalization? How about legalizing medical marijuana? How do you..."

April 1, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

Patients Urge Lawmakers to Pass Medical Marijuana Measure
Whether lawmakers have compassion remains to be seen
"...For Stephen Betzen and his wife, marijuana was a miracle drug...."

May 7, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Marijuana Coast to Coast
Hot pot news from California and Washington, D.C.
"...So far it's been a hot summer for marijuana-law reformers across the country. The action has been particularly..."

July 8, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Majority Favors Marijuana
New poll shows majority of Americans in favor of legalizing pot
"...country has a serious drug abuse problem, and that marijuana should be legalized...."

Dec. 11, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

APD Alerts Public to Synthetic Marijuana Threat
15 potential overdoses in last 23 hours
"...the public to a potential health risk in synthetic marijuana. The APD and Austin Travis County EMS responded to..."

May 1, 2014 News Post by Brandon Watson

The Q&A Hole: Why Is Marijuana Still Illegal in Most of the U.S.?
With Ngaio Bealum, Alan Metoskie, Chris Nicholas, and Maggie Gallant
"...WHY IS MARIJUANA STILL ILLEGAL IN MOST OF THE UNITED STATES?..."

Jan. 19, 2015 Chronolog Post

Willie Nelson Concert Benefits Medical Marijuana
"...– is giving a benefit concert to help medical marijuana patients. His name is Willie Nelson. The proceeds will..."

Aug. 1, 2007 Postmarks

Texas' Marijuana Policy May Be Progressing Quicker Than Expected
Texas' marijuana policy may be progressing quicker than anyone realizes
"...trend of ballot initiatives calling for an end to marijuana prohibition for both recreational and medical users took hold..."

May 12, 2017 News Feature by Braden Maccke

Reefer Madness: Marijuana Still the No. 1 Hit
Drug warriors ignore the rise in alcohol abuse
"...Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the use of marijuana (and/or hash), cocaine (including crack), hallucinogens (all of 'em),..."

Oct. 1, 2010 News Column by Jordan Smith

Supports Legalization Of Marijuana
"...News]: The drug war is largely a war on marijuana smokers. In 2008, there were 847,863 marijuana arrests in..."

Jan. 2, 2010 Postmarks

Legalize Marijuana!
"...voting next month to decide if it should legalize marijuana for personal possession in quantities up to an ounce...."

Oct. 14, 2010 Postmarks

Vote Yes for Medical Marijuana
"...Dear Editor, This year Rep. Elliott Naishtat filed medical-marijuana bill House Bill 164, offering medical patients who have..."

March 5, 2009 Postmarks

Thanks for Covering Medical-Marijuana Bill
"...sirs, Rep. Elliott Naishtat filed a bill for medical marijuana on Feb. 15. This bill will not legalize marijuana..."

Feb. 27, 2007 Postmarks

Lawmakers Reject Medical Marijuana Protection for Patients
Despite emotional pleas from seriously ill and their caregivers
"...patients suffering from a bona fide illness who use marijuana for medical purposes an affirmative defense to prosecution for..."

May 9, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Ehrhardt's Murderer Sought Cash, Marijuana
Police arrest a San Antonio man for allegedly killing UT student
"...substantial amount of cash and a large quantity of marijuana that Austin narcotics officers later found inside Ehrhardt's apartment...."

Nov. 18, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Medical Marijuana Advocates Look to 2019 Lege for Program Improvements
Barriers in a budding industry
"...state license last October, Compassionate Cultivation has grown 14 marijuana plant harvests and served nearly 350 patients, with a..."

Aug. 31, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Texas Is About to Get Its First Marijuana Dispensary
Compassionate Cultivation open in Austin before year's end?
"...Before year’s end, the first marijuana dispensary in Texas is slated to roll out. It’s..."

Oct. 17, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

A Beginner's Guide to Marijuana Edibles
Forays into cannabis cookery
"...Is marijuana a vice? Sure, categorically, technically, definitively. But I'll never..."

Jan. 6, 2017 Food Feature by Alice B. Toker

Support Medical Marijuana
"...be wise to heed their call. The use of marijuana as medicine is a public health issue; it should..."

Feb. 27, 2007 Postmarks

Alcohol More Harmful Than Marijuana
"...harmful, both to the user and to society, than marijuana, and it does not make sense to punish an..."

March 14, 2006 Postmarks

Liberate Marijuana!!
"...of continuing the unnecessary and cruel arrests of nonviolent marijuana smokers and medical patients. The recent electrical failure in..."

Aug. 20, 2003 Postmarks

South for the Marijuana
The gringo travels to Mexico in search of weed and wisdom.
"...Actually, the gringo was going south for the marijuana. He always tried to go to Mexico in time..."

Sept. 5, 2003 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

Marijuana Is an Herb Not a Drug
"...Dear Editor, Your article stated, "Marijuana is an illegal drug, listed as a Schedule I..."

Dec. 17, 2004 Postmarks

Time to Legalize Marijuana!
"...Austin Chronicle, I was pleased to read that the Marijuana Policy Project's report card ("Weed Watch: Democrats on Drugs,..."

Jan. 9, 2004 Postmarks

Marijuana Is Medicine
"...drugs, but we will not do so by legalizing marijuana or encouraging its use for any purpose." That means,..."

Aug. 8, 2003 Postmarks

Federal Medical Marijuana Studies Finally Move Forward
about AIDS
"...have revolved around the AIDS epidemic than whether using marijuana medically is an appropriate therapeutic path. The U.S. electorate..."

Jan. 23, 1998 Column

Texas Vets Push for Marijuana Reform
Veterans Lobby Day held Wednesday at the Capitol
"...D-San Antonio, which would allow physicians to prescribe medical marijuana to registered cardholders. Veterans said the passage of this..."

Feb. 23, 2017 News Post by Montinique Monroe

Housing Heartburn or Marijuana?
Short-term rentals remain contentious
"..."It's like marijuana," said Jerry Rust­hoven with the city's Planning and Devel­op­ment..."

Feb. 27, 2015 News Feature by Natalia Ciolko

Aloha Marijuana
Legalizing pot could save money AND make money? Pinch me, I must be dreaming!
"...state could save millions and make millions by legalizing marijuana. Okay, maybe that’s not entirely shocking news, but its..."

March 9, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

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