In January, the 87th Texas State Legislature will convene. Bills have already started flooding the docket for the legislature, with many bills related to cannabis already being pre-filed.
Many Texas legislators are hoping Texas will join the states that have legalized cannabis. These bills don’t simply focus on legalization. There are also bills that seek to make medical cannabis legal in the state and to decriminalize marijuana.
Here is a rundown of a few of the bills that the new legislature will be considering and what they could mean for the great state of Texas.
The Current State of Cannabis in Texas
In Texas, marijuana is currently illegal in any form, and reform of these policies is slow [...]