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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

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

Aug. 1, 2007 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
"...Dear sirs, Rep. Elliott Naishtat filed a bill for medical marijuana on Feb. 15. This bill will not legalize..."

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

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

Support Medical Marijuana
"...defense to prosecution for the possession and use of medical cannabis [“Reefer Madness,” News, Feb. 23]. Legislators would be..."

Feb. 27, 2007 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

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

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

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

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

Medical Pot Bill
"...I urge all Texans to support HB 658, a medical marijuana bill authored by Democratic Rep. Elliott Naishtat and..."

Feb. 8, 2005 Postmarks

Weed Watch: Medical Pot Initiatives
Marijuana law updates from around the country
"...feds from using tax dollars to raid or prosecute medical marijuana patients in states where medi-pot use is legal...."

July 16, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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

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

Feb. 23, 2017 News Post by Montinique Monroe

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

Travis Co. Medical Examiner's Office
After year of screwups in the Travis Co. Medical Examiner's Office, Chief ME Roberto Bayardo announces that he will retire
"...Travis Co. Medical Examiner to Quit As questions about the quality of..."

April 7, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Marijuana Not a Narcotic
"...correct is the term "narcotic" as applied to cannabis. Marijuana is not a narcotic: It is totally pharmacologically different..."

Oct. 15, 2003 Postmarks

Drug Abuse Is a Medical Problem
"...use! Alcohol makes domestic violence eight times more likely; marijuana does not according to a 2003 study. Tobacco, alcohol,..."

July 9, 2007 Postmarks

The Supremes Take a Hit
The federalist smoke from medical marijuana reaches the Supreme Court. Can they clear the air on states' rights, pot, and the Constitution?
"...to prohibit – the cultivation, possession, and consumption of marijuana by seriously ill patients who use the drug in..."

Dec. 10, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

A Quarter Ounce a Day
Texas man lives by -- and fights for -- medical marijuana
"...the United States currently granted federal permission to use marijuana for medicinal purposes, under the "Compassionate Investigational New Drug"..."

June 20, 2003 News Feature by Andrew Slaton

Reefer Roundup: 8/12/11
It's back! Your dose of drug news has returned
"...we've got news on the feds' new approach to medical marijuana, the nation's new drug strategy, the economics of..."

Aug. 12, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Medical Marijuana Victory
"...of prescription-writing privileges if they discuss the use of medical marijuana with their patients. The feds' appeal had sought..."

Nov. 8, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Smoke Thickens
Mapping Medical Marijuana
"...the Nov. 2 election, 26 states had recognized the medical benefits of cannabis, in one legal manner or another...."

Dec. 10, 2004 News Feature

Reefer Madness: Medi-Pot Update
State lawmakers change pot rules and more states consider legalizing
"...Medical marijuana advocates in Los Angeles are upset about a..."

June 8, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

Woodshock
Moody, marijuana-tinged drama
"...horsemen of depression, as Theresa, who works at a medical marijuana dispensary, slides in and out of a dopey..."

Sept. 29, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Reefer Madness Revisited
The Marijuana Policy Project's Rob Kampia on the recent victories for legal marijuana
"...with Rob Kampia, co-founder and executive director of the Marijuana Policy Project, and what a difference those five years..."

Dec. 21, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Everybody Must Get Stoned!
The national trend of marijuana reform law continues to build
"...worked for the National Organ­iz­ation for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, or NORML, the granddaddy of pot-law reform advocacy..."

March 15, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Don't Fear the Reefer!
Momentum builds for Lone Star legalization of marijuana
"...would also protect doctors who suggest their patients try marijuana as medicine to alleviate the debilitating symptoms of disease...."

March 14, 2014 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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