Posted on · HB 1805 would benefit Texans who experience chronic pain, various forms of arthritis, and other auto-immune conditions.
Posted on · In Texas possession of up two ounces of marijuana is considered a Class B misdemeanor and could result in up to 180 days in jail and a $2,000 fine.
Posted on · The pardons will be done through an administration process to be developed by the Justice Department, administration officials told reporters; it will cover citizens and lawful permanent residents.
Posted on · Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and conservative lawmakers have condemned the measure as a “slippery slope” to decriminalization.
Posted on · Lawmakers have started filing bills for consideration during the next legislative session, including several related to marijuana.
Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week's news, we turn to our rotating panel of "non-experts" to parse The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of it all. This week, our panel weighs in […]
Posted on · Rice University's Baker Institute recently hosted a conversation examining the affects of drug enforcement policies on society and looking at drug policies in Harris County. Elected officials and drug policy specialists with a background in law enforcement participated in the discussion, moderated by Katharine Neill, a postdoctoral fellow in drug policy at the Baker Institute. […]
Posted on · With Election Day 2014 just a little over two weeks away, a new Houston PublicMedia/KHOUÂ pollÂ examines what Houstonians and Texans think about things like the Governor’s race, the Lt. Governor’s race, the Harris County District Attorney’s race, ballot measures and decriminalizing marijuana. Rice University’s Bob Stein joins us to break down public opinion on […]