Since legalization of marijuana for medical or general use would increase marijuana use rather than reduce it and would lead to increased rates of addiction to marijuana among youth and adults, legalizing marijuana is not a smart public health or public safety strategy for any state or for our nation. One of the most common marijuana legalization related questions that i get is ‘when will texas legalize marijuana.
Do you support marijuana decriminalization how about legalizing medical marijuana how do you feel about full-blown marijuana legalization and regulation, akin to laws passed in colorado and washington in 2012 those are the three questions that progress texas is asking texans to answer on a new. Minor marijuana possession is not decriminalized in texas, as it is in most states, which means a miniscule amount can land you 6 months in jailread more. Matter of debate: should pot be legal recent elections in the states of washington and colorado have legalized marijuana. A proposal which would make texas the fifth state in the us to legalize recreational marijuana use was approved in a bipartisan house panel vote – with the bill’s author citing his christian values as cause for his support.
Some argue that congress should change marijuana's classification under the controlled substances act if it were no longer a schedule i drug, its medicinal benefits could be recognized legally but if medical marijuana were legalized, there could be repercussions outside the realm of medicine. Monday was a big day for marijuana law reform in the state of texas kindles legalization one for marijuana reform as state and local politicians.
Get involved with texans for responsible marijuana policy mpp is in the midst of a multi-year legislative campaign in texas to improve state laws related to marijuana. Here are some pros and cons of legalizing marijuana 2011, a federal bill to fully legalize marijuana was introduced in the house by rep ron paul. And texas could follow suit california, maine, nevada and massachusetts joined other states and passed measures for recreational marijuana on election day florida, north dakota and arkansas approved medical marijuana initiatives.
On the question of when texas will legalize marijuana and 65 percent think medical marijuana should be legalized sanjay gupta’s cnn special report. The texas tribune is taking a yearlong look at the issues of border security and immigration i remain convinced that texas should not legalize marijuana. “cannabis replaces half of the eight pharmaceutical drugs i take regularly and should be legal texans for responsible marijuana marijuana policies in texas.
Follow @dallas_observer texas hasn't fixed its marijuana laws yet which would've legalized the industrial growth of hemp. Conclisions no record deaths of marijuana have ever occured in our communuty as a resulting of marijuana use it is not physically adictive like alcohol & tabacco, and most doctors will agre it is safer use than those substances marijuana being illegal has no vality at all due to all positive aspects of marijuna it should be legalized in texas. A january poll found that 61 percent of americans believe marijuana should be legal texas utah virginia west virginia wisconsin wyoming marijuana still prohibited.
Our view: legalize casino gambling every two years, the legislature gets a chance to figure out better ways to fund state government this should be the session when the house and senate finally allow casino gambling. Texas governor signs limited medical marijuana bill i don’t like these types of legislation because now when asked if texas will legalize medical marijuana. Should gambling be legal in the state of texas 2 arrested after dps seizure of more than 126 pounds of marijuana in carson county 6.Download