How to Talk to Your Representatives About Marijuana in Texas

Posted on: January 23, 2015

In Texas, the only way to pass laws is through the state legislature. If you want to legalize marijuana, you have to contact your elected officials and ask them to support marijuana law reform. Here are a few ways you can do that effectively. Who Represents Me? Along with our U.S. Congressman and Senators, every […]

January 2014 Meeting Recap

Posted on: January 27, 2014

If there was any question about the amount of support in Texas for marijuana legalization, it was answered by the record turnout at DFW NORML’s first meeting of 2014. There was standing room only at the Whiskey Girl Saloon in Fort Worth as over 200 people filled the bar to learn more about efforts to […]

Recap from MATV’s 2014 Texas Drug Policy Conference

Posted on: January 21, 2014

At the Mothers Against Teen Violence 2014 Texas Drug Policy Conference this weekend, speakers from a wide variety of backgrounds and areas of expertise converged in Dallas to discuss the failed war on drugs. DFW NORML board member Larry Talley and Texas NORML Executive Director Cheyanne Weldon spoke at the conference, and NORML volunteers staffed […]

Lobbyist Training Session Recap

Posted on: November 18, 2013

This Saturday, members from Dallas/Fort Worth NORML and the NORML Women’s Alliance hosted an educational legislative strategy session at Unity Church of Fort Worth. Our lobbyist training introduced local activists to the Texas legislative process and explained how to participate to help change laws. The next legislative session is in 2015, and now is the […]

Recap of the Women’s Alliance Meetup at Bamboo Pho & Springroll

Posted on: May 9, 2013

The NORML Women’s Alliance had another successful event last month when we met up at Bamboo Pho & Springroll in Arlington for dinner. The Women’s Alliance is a diverse group of women from varied backgrounds and professions who believe that the prohibition of cannabis is far more dangerous to society than the effects of the […]

Asking Your Legislator to Support Marijuana Legalization

Posted on: February 5, 2013

Last week I visited my Texas Senator’s office to talk about the importance of marijuana legalization for the health and safety of our community. I had never been to my legislator’s office before. Unsure of exactly what would transpire at our meeting, I was a little afraid I would be badgered, ridiculed, or accused. But […]

October Meeting Recap

Posted on: November 5, 2012

The Amsterdam Bar in Dallas hosted DFW NORML’s monthly meeting and cannabis comedy show on Saturday 11/28, and provided a patio for a cool outdoors discussion of recent efforts to legalize cannabis in Texas. Before Shaun McAlister and Will Jenkins discussed their attendance at the 41st Annual NORML Conference in Los Angeles, board members gave […]

Women’s Alliance Happy Hour Recap

Posted on: October 10, 2012

The women of DFW NORML met up again over the weekend, as The Gingerman Pub in Fort Worth graciously hosted the DFW NORML Women’s Alliance’s first happy hour meet up. A dozen women, including some long-time DFW NORML members as well as newcomers, gathered on the patio to share food and beer and to discuss […]

September 2012 Women’s Alliance Meetup Recap

Posted on: September 24, 2012

Recently, several women from the DFW NORML Women’s Alliance got together in Arlington, Texas to discuss strategies, campaigns, and upcoming events for the group. People are often very curious about what exactly a women’s marijuana legalization group is all about. A question I hear a lot is, “what exactly does the NORML Women’s Alliance do?” […]

Ace Race & Smokeout Recap

Posted on: August 25, 2012

When Will Jenkins realized how many disc golfers supported cannabis law reform but were unaware of the local fight to legalize marijuana, he decided a NORML sponsored disc golf tournament would be the perfect way to bring a new crowd of activists into the fold. He was right. Last Saturday’s Ace Race at Veteran’s Park […]

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