Watch Heather Fazio’s Presentation About the 86th Texas Legislative Session

Posted on: December 1, 2018

Heather Fazio of Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy gave the following presentation during DFW NORML’s final meeting of 2018.

Filmed by Lone Star Leaf, the presentation is broken into four clips.

Part 1 of 4: Penalty Reduction for Low Level Marijuana Possession in Texas
According to new data from the Department of Public Safety, Texas arrested 66,000 people for simple possession of marijuana in 2017.

Heather Fazio of Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy spoke recently about the need to reduce penalties for marijuana possession in the Lone Star State and how it can be done with Chairman Joe Moody’s House Bill 63.

Part 2 of 4: Expanding the Texas Compassionate Use Program, TCUP
Texas grown low-THC cannabis is helping hundreds of Texans right now suffering from intractable epilepsy, but what about the rest of us?

Heather Fazio of Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy discusses the ways we can make the Texas Compassionate Use Program (TCUP) more inclusive, including lifting the arbitrary cap on THC and expanding the list of qualifying conditions.

Part 3 of 4: Cannabis, the Top Issue in Texas’ 86th Legislative Session
Over a dozen marijuana bills have already been filed for the upcoming 86th Texas Legislative Session, making cannabis the number one issue being discussed at the capital this January.

Heather Fazio of Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy discusses what this means for cannabis advocates in the Lone Star State.

Part 4 of 4: How Constitutional Amendments Work in Texas
How do Constitutional Amendments work in Texas?

Heather Fazio of Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy breaks it down for cannabis advocates while looking ahead towards to the 86th Texas Legislative Session.