6-Year Old Girl Delivered First Dose Of Legal Medical Marijuana In Texas

A 6-year-old Texas girl made history on Thursday. The Central Texas girl, who suffers from intractable epilepsy, became the first person in Texas to receive a legal delivery of medical marijuana grown and produced here in the Lone Star State. Doctors prescribed for her the low-THC cannabis oil, in the […]

With Medical Marijuana On The Way In Texas, Who Will Be Able To Buy It?

In just a few weeks, medical marijuana will legally be sold in Texas. The plants are nearly finished growing in South-Central Texas, which means workers will soon harvest and cultivate them, drying them out and preparing to extract low-level cannibidiol. Once that medicine is in a liquid form, and packaged in drops, […]

Officials Seize 1,300 Pounds Of Pot At Border

The post Officials Seize 1,300 Pounds Of Pot At Border appeared first on High Times. United States Custom and Border Control officials announced Monday that they seized over 1,300 pounds of pot last week at the Del Rio Port of Entry. According to officials, the enormous stash of illegal cannabis came from Mexico […]

Texas Hands Out First Medical Marijuana License

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has issued its first medical marijuana license, and two more companies are expected to be awarded licenses soon. Cansortium Texas, which is a part of Florida-based Cansortium Holdings, received a license Friday, the Austin American-Statesman reported . The company will be allowed to grow, process […]

Marijuana Decriminalization Bill in Texas Runs out of Time – Cannabis Business Executive

Time ran out in the Texas House late Thursday on a proposed law that would have reduced the penalty for possession of small amounts of marijuana in the state to below that of most traffic tickets. A midnight deadline passed without the full House taking up House Bill 81 for […]

Erasing Hate in Texas – High Times

This weekend I flew to Fort Worth, Texas, to participate in my fifth North Texas Marijuana March, coinciding with the Global Cannabis March. Teamwork Works I’m always impressed by the marijuana activism in Texas. Led by executive director Shaun McAlister, the Dallas/Ft. Worth chapter of NORML is an exemplar for […]

Texas Hopes Crickets Like Cannabis Oil – High Times

Many Texans hope the state legislature will get serious about legalizing a comprehensive medical marijuana program during the 2017 session, but most have forgotten that the state is close to rolling out a scheme to distribute low-THC cannabis oil for epilepsy patients. A recent report from the Austin Business Journal […]

Houston’s District Attorney Defends Move to Decriminalize Marijuana – High Times

While Attorney General Jeff Sessions pushes his tough-on-weed agenda, one Texas District Attorney is sticking to her decision to decriminalize small amounts of pot. Kim Ogg, Houston’s first Democratic DA in nearly four decades, lost no time in declaring that she was not interested in locking up people for small amounts […]