Posted on · We discuss the status of proposed bills related to marijuana use in Texas.
Posted on · Our experts discuss the pros and cons of the legalization of cannabis; plus, is medical marijuana effective and what conditions benefit from its use?
Posted on · Texans pay some of the highest property taxes in the country, and listeners have a lot of thoughts about how that could be addressed. One unconventional idea we’ve heard: offsetting homeowners’ tax bills with revenue from legal weed. So, could that actually work?
Posted on · Some overlooked voting laws, permitless carry, and a ban on critical race theory are among the newly passed legislation. Reporters at NPR's Texas Newsroom partner stations break down some of the key items.
Posted on · Texas is preparing for the first-ever legal cannabis harvests since the plant was banned statewide in 1931.
Posted on · The Trump administration has confirmed a plan to ban at least some electronic cigarettes.
Posted on · Prosecutors will only accept criminal charges if the evidence seized has a THC concentration of over 0.3 percent. THC is the psychoactive element in cannabis.
Posted on · Dr. Thomas Northrup of UTHealth explains what the compound found in marijuana is and what we know about its health benefits.
Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Safety measures at sporting events, the truth about CBD, lessons from the movie Booksmart, and retired Navy Admiral William McRaven.
Posted on · State Senate Bill 116 would allow Texans to grow hemp — an offshoot of marijuana without the high.
Posted on · About half of oncologists recommend medical marijuana to patients, though most feel ignorant of its proper medical use
Posted on · For Texans with severe epilepsy, a new treatment recently became legal: medical cannabis oil. As the state’s first dispensaries open, we followed two families trying the medication to reduce seizures. Watch our video documentary, “Out of Options.”
Posted on · John Boehner used to oppose all uses of marijuana but said on Wednesday that his thinking "has evolved." He said the drug should be available to, among other things, help ailing veterans
Posted on · Along with the typical challenges of any business, companies that work in the cannabis industry in Texas must navigate conflicting state and federal laws, risk backlash from banks and state agencies, and overcome the stigma of selling a product that some consider dangerous or taboo.
Posted on · The state has approved three dispensaries to provide cannabis oil to seizure patients. But with only 17 doctors able to prescribe it, the oils still can be tough to secure.