Texas voters support legal marijuana: new Quinnipiac poll

Lone Star State voters support legal marijuana almost 2-1, according to a new Quinnipiac University Poll. By a margin of 61 – 34 percent Texas voters favor allowing adults to legally possess small amounts of marijuana for personal use, according to the poll. Republican voters opposed legalized marijuana 51-43 percent…

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PHOTOS: Texas father who treated autistic daughter with marijuana will maintain guardianship

Published: Mar 9, 2018, 12:01 pm • Updated: Mar 9, 2018, 12:04 pm By The Associated Press The Zartler family of Richardson, Texas, decided last year they had a shot at being the “poster children” who could persuade state lawmakers to legalize medical marijuana for autism patients. Their advocacy for…

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Texas judge weighs whether father who treated autistic daughter with marijuana is fit to be her guardian

Published: Mar 6, 2018, 11:12 am • Updated: Mar 6, 2018, 4:17 pm By Naomi Martin, The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — Christy Zartler had practiced what to say, yet she was still nervous on the witness stand. She and her husband had always done what they believed was right…

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Marijuana advocate and “left-wing liberal” Beto O’Rourke challenges Ted Cruz for seat in Texas Senate

Published: Mar 7, 2018, 10:46 am • Updated: Mar 7, 2018, 11:07 am By Todd J. Gillman and Katie Leslie, The Dallas Morning News WASHINGTON — The fight between Sen. Ted Cruz and challenger Beto O’Rourke pits a tea party darling who used his first term to run for the…

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Large majority of Colorado students aren’t using marijuana — no matter what a Texas baseball coach thinks

Published: Mar 2, 2018, 1:20 pm • Updated: Mar 2, 2018, 1:40 pm By John Ingold, The Denver Post When a Texas college baseball coach told a prospective recruit that he’d blacklisted athletes from Colorado over concerns about marijuana use, it brought swift rebuke from across the country and a…

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Citing legal marijuana, Texas coach “not recruiting players from Colorado”

Published: Mar 1, 2018, 7:30 am • Updated: Mar 1, 2018, 7:30 am By Matt L. Stephens, The Denver Post Fun fact: Colorado teens are all a bunch of dope-smoking hippies. At least, that’s what Texas Wesleyan baseball coach Mike Jeffcoat seems to think. And that’s a shame, really, because…

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Texas milestone: First dose of CBD legally delivered to young girl with epilepsy

Published: Feb 1, 2018, 4:27 pm • Updated: Feb 1, 2018, 5:48 pm By Anna M. Tinsley, Fort Worth Star-Telegram 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…

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Mexican forces seize 5 tons of marijuana from basement near Texas border

Published: Nov 30, 2017, 3:40 pm • Updated: Nov 30, 2017, 4:06 pm By The Associated Press MEXICO CITY — State police and marines have seized more than 5 tons of marijuana near the Texas border in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas. The state security coordination group says that…

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Medical marijuana will soon be for sale in Texas. But who can buy it?

Published: Nov 28, 2017, 5:57 pm • Updated: Nov 28, 2017, 5:57 pm By Anna M. Tinsley, Fort Worth Star-Telegram 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…

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