DFW NORML Blog

MS Patient Gets Reduced Sentence for Possession of Marijuana

Posted on: May 14, 2012

DECATUR, TX. — A Lubbock man received a Deferred Adjudication term of one day today in Wise County, Texas. The Bridgeport Police Department arrested Adam Federspiel, 34, on October 23, 2011 during a routine traffic stop, and booked him into the Wise County jail for possessing less than 2 ounces of marijuana. He was released […]

Monthly Meeting – May 26, 2012

Posted on: May 1, 2012

Looking to get involved in changing the laws about marijuana? Join us on May 26 for our monthly meeting! These meetings our your opportunity to get to know our NORML family, ask questions, bring ideas & legalization to Texas. The agenda is still being developed so check back for updates. Speakers: – Shaun McAlister – […]

New Online Store Powered by Shopify

Posted on: April 30, 2012

Introducing our new Shopify store! Not only can you check out all of our awesome merchandise but you can also donate to us and pay using PayPal or Google Checkout. Head on over to dfwnorml.myshopify.com and check it out. We’ve got new men & women’s style hemp t-shirts, BIC lighters & wristbands. Support Texas Marijuana […]

420 Party Recap and Photos

Posted on: April 30, 2012

How did you celebrate 4/20? Were you part of the crowd of over 200 people who people turned out at Froggy’s Boathouse in Fort Worth to spend it with DFW NORML? If you were, then you know Pearl Street Riot, Pistol Packin’ Mama, The Vatican Press, The Effinays and Shaka had the music going all […]

Drug Trafficking from Arlington, Texas to St. Croix

Posted on: April 30, 2012

The press celebrated another injustice recently in the war on drugs. Federal authorities have been applauded for shutting down “a drug trafficking operation that mailed large quantities of marijuana from several Arlington post offices to St. Croix.” When I saw the first few lines in the story about a drug trafficking operation, I ignorantly assumed […]

The Lake Arlington Trash Bash

Posted on: April 30, 2012

Have you ever been somewhere – a park or a lake or even a commercial airliner – and wondered WHY some people are such messy slobs? Well, DFW NORML can certainly attest to the fact that a lot of people who visit Lake Arlington are no exception. (Surely it’s not the residents in those fine […]

The Tragic Death of Myles Rascon

Posted on: April 30, 2012

It’s always sad to read an article about teen violence and unnecessary deaths, no matter what the cause. When I see articles like Trevon Martin’s death, or school shootings, it saddens my heart. It goes beyond the basic feeling of sadness when the headlines of a death come from your own backyard. The tragic death […]

You Could Win This on 4/20

Posted on: April 16, 2012

Feast your eyes on this 8″ King Volcano water pipe you could win at our 420 Fiesta @ Froggys. Generously donated by our friends at Feed Your Head, this 55mm piece of glass is one of their best sellers! Win this and other dank prizes in our “I Got $5 On It Raffle” this Friday […]

Are Texas Hash Statutes Unconstitutionally Vague?

Posted on: April 10, 2012

Recent discussions of current events have directed our attention to Texas Statutes purporting to prohibit the possession of so-called “hash.” In Texas, possession of hash is classified as a felony of varying degrees of severity depending on how much is possessed by aggregate weight. In the overwhelming majority of states, simple possession for small amounts […]

A Matrix-Inspired Message from Executive Director Shaun McAlister

Posted on: April 4, 2012

I know why you’re here, friend. I know what you’ve been doing, why you hardly sleep, why you feel so alone, and why night after night, you allow yourself to be programmed into a coma of consumerism, corporate interests, advertising and mindless distractions that will never make you happy. You’re searching for something. I know […]

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