Blog Category: Texas News

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 […]

North Texas Voters Guide

Posted on: October 26, 2012

Voting Season Has Arrived We’re in the midst of a fierce presidential campaign tackling many issues that are important to voters nationwide. While this deserves a certain amount of attention, we realize that several other localized districts exist as well as the candidates running for those elected offices. These are the seats vital to the […]

College Student Opts to Let Jury Decide

Posted on: October 17, 2012

DENTON, TEXAS – A Denton college student has elected to take his chances with a jury following his arrest for Possession of Marijuana under 2-ounces. Possession of Marijuana in Texas is a Class B-misdemeanor punishable by up to 6 months in jail and up to a $2,000.00 fine. On July 13, 2012, Zachariah Walker, 25, […]

DFW Norml & Discraft present… The Ace Race @ Veterans Park!

Posted on: June 27, 2012

REGISTRATION FOR THE ACE RACE IS NOW CLOSED DFW NORML is proud to announce that we will host the 2012 Discraft Ace Race in North Texas! Each Autumn, disc golfers from around the world gather at their local courses for one purpose: to throw aces! No putting, no approaching… just runnin’ at the chains. To add […]

Cinco de Mota 2012 Recap

Posted on: May 25, 2012

Every year when May comes along in Texas, people start to get excited. May has so many things correlated with it; prom, graduation, end of school, beginning of our long hot summer and everyone’s favorite Cinco de Mayo. Cinco de Mayo is observed in America as a day of Mexican pride & heritage and more […]

Texas Politics and Participation

Posted on: May 21, 2012

The Texas House of Representatives has been an institution of government, in its current form, for over 130 years. Our Constitution is among the longest and most restrictive in the nation. One key point to note is that the Texas Constitution does not contain a “Necessary and Proper” clause, meaning residents and government bodies only […]

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 […]

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 […]

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