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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

Will Texas Expand Medical Marijuana Access?
Weed be a lot cooler if we did
"...January that it would accept new applications to license medical marijuana dispensing organizations, a budding chorus of advocates and..."

April 21, 2023 News Feature by Dex Wesley Parra

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

Texas Lawmakers OK Medical Marijuana, Industrial Hemp
But goal of decriminalizing low-level possession unattained
"...contain less than 0.3% THC, the psychoactive component of marijuana. The freedom-to-farm bill by veteran Rep. Tracy King, D-Batesville,..."

May 31, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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

Marijuana Seeds: Best Seed Banks Online in US 2021
Marijuana Seeds: Best Seed Banks Online in US 2021.
"...banks and their differences. Most of them offer different marijuana seeds like medical marijuana seeds for sale, and regular..."

May 24, 2021 Events Post

Possession of Small Amounts of Marijuana Effectively Decriminalized in Travis County
Texas decriminalizes “hemp,” chaos ensues
"...As of last month, possession of small amounts of marijuana has been effectively decriminalized in Travis County and throughout..."

July 12, 2019 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

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

CBD Companies Find Practical Uses for Marijuana Compounds
Canvas 1839’s scientist and Willie’s Remedy explain cannabis molecules
"...industrial hemp and passed a legit, albeit heavily restricted, medical marijuana program. So while it's almost all very good..."

June 7, 2019 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Dan Patrick Promises to Kill Marijuana Decriminalization Bill
Proposal: no arrest, jail time for under 1 oz., passed in House Monday
"...Texas for being caught with a personal amount of marijuana passed in the House yesterday. But this morning, Lt...."

April 30, 2019 News Post by Kevin Curtin

The Austin Chronic – Which Is Better: Marijuana or Fentanyl?
According to the government, cannabis is scarier than the drug killing over 150 people a day
"...last year is progressing toward the most significant federal marijuana reform this century...."

Sept. 15, 2023 Column by Kevin Curtin

A Well-Seasoned Consumer’s Guide to Marijuana Edibles
De-stress with Winnie the Pooh and cannabis
"...high functioning. So in this third installment guide to marijuana edibles, one aimed at the well-seasoned among us, I..."

Oct. 2, 2020 Features Feature by Alice B. Toker

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

The Austin Chronic: Inside Texas’ Busiest Medical Cannabis Facility
State restrictions are bonkers, but that hasn't stopped Texas Original from expanding
"...a matter of fact, I am at a licensed medical facility … and eager to lay eyes on a..."

Sept. 29, 2023 Column by Kevin Curtin

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?
" 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

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