Blog Category: Texas News

DFW NORML Sponsors the Demonic Chronic 48 Hour Stoner Film Race

Posted on: February 28, 2014

The Demonic Chronic 48 Hour Stoner Film Race is the first of it’s kind. This event blends two of the best things on earth, movies and weed. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: Fri – 4/18 @ 7pm – Kick Off Party at Wits End: 2724 Elm St. Dallas, Texas 75226 Sun – 4/20 @ 6pm – Wrap […]

2nd Annual Texas Regional NORML Conference

Posted on: February 24, 2014

The 2nd Annual Texas Regional NORML Conference is back at the Red Oak Ballroom at Norris Conference Center in Fort Worth on June 7th and 8th. #DFWNORMLCon features 2 full days of educational speakers and panels, 420 Jeopardy, a documentary film screening, vendor booth hall, swag bags, prizes, parties and an interactive workshop. Speakers include […]

ONGOING: Mark Davis Phone and Email Bomb for Marijuana Legalization

Posted on: February 18, 2014

Most Texans are familiar with conservative talk show host Mark Davis of the The Mark Davis Show on 660 AM The Answer – and on 2/11 Mr. Davis weighed in on the marijuana legalization debate. His full “opinion” piece can be found here: http://goo.gl/oF4YwW Here are a few quotes from Mark Davis: – “Ask any […]

Texas Democratic candidate for Governor Wendy Davis BACKS

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis in Favor of Medical Marijuana

Posted on: February 12, 2014

DALLAS, TX – In a candid interview with the Dallas Morning News, State Senator Wendy Davis came out in favor of reforming Texas’s draconian marijuana laws Tuesday afternoon. In the interview Senator Davis, who is running for Governor this November, said in no uncertain words, “I personally believe that medical marijuana should be allowed for.” […]

Convince Senator John Carona About Cannabis Phone and Email Bomb

Posted on: February 11, 2014

Six term Republican Texas Senator John Carona was recently quoted in a radio and web story by KERA saying some unsettling things about the war on drugs. According to Mr. Carona: “Drug policy in Texas and marijuana legalization is not going to happen in 2015,” he said. “All anyone needs to do is look at […]

Marijuana Lobbyist Training 2014

Posted on: January 28, 2014

We had such a great response to our first lobbyist training meeting last November, that we’re doing it again! Our legislative strategy and training session is designed to teach marijuana legalization activists the basics of the Texas legislative process, and how to lobby elected officials for change. When: Sat, February 15, 2pm – 4pm Where: […]

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 […]

Texas Effectively Does Away with “Confidential Informants”

Posted on: January 21, 2014

Texas Effectively Does Away with “Confidential Informants” The Constitutional Right to face one’s accuser has gradually faded over the years with a number of exceptions carved away by the courts. One has been the “Confidential Informant” exception. Until now all the police had to say was they had a “confidential and reliable informant that had […]

Activists detained at Six Flags for pro-marijuana shirts

Posted on: January 16, 2014

On two separate occasions now, marijuana activists have been detained at Six Flags in Arlington, Texas for wearing pro-cannabis shirts. The first incident occurred during the summer of 2012 when Waco activist Stephen Carter and his friends went to the park for a fun-filled day of rides. On that day Carter was wearing a shirt […]

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