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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

Marijuana entrepreneurs hope for green in reliably red Texas

Published: Mar 19, 2018, 4:43 pm • Updated: Mar 19, 2018, 4:43 pm By Melissa Repko, The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — As state after state loosens laws on the sale of marijuana, a whole industry has sprung up to

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

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

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

Op-ed: Fired baseball coach is right there’s a drug problem — but he’s off-base on marijuana

Published: Mar 2, 2018, 1:36 pm • Updated: Mar 2, 2018, 1:36 pm By Jacquielynn Floyd, The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — Blaming Colorado for the nation’s drug problem is absurd, and heckling an innocent kid over his state’s political

Texas college baseball coach fired for Colorado marijuana comments to recruit

Published: Mar 1, 2018, 11:07 am • Updated: Mar 1, 2018, 1:22 pm By Daniel Boniface, The Denver Post Mike Jeffcoat, the coach of Texas Wesleyan’s baseball team, has been fired over comments he made about Colorado recruits, the university

Seeking opioid crisis answers at summit, Pete Sessions waged war against marijuana

Published: Feb 22, 2018, 1:18 pm • Updated: Feb 22, 2018, 2:07 pm By Jeff Caplan, Fort Worth Star-Telegram DALLAS — Congressman Pete Sessions used a speech to a group of doctors and other healthcare providers at an opioid epidemic

Texas rules will severely limit access to medical marijuana

Published: Dec 18, 2017, 11:58 am • Updated: Dec 18, 2017, 1:15 pm By Paul J. Weber and Claudia Lauer, The Associated Press MANCHACA, Texas — When California rings in the new year with the sale of recreational pot for