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TEXAS: Urge Chairman to bring HB 557 to a Vote! URGENT: HB 557 must be heard. Don’t delay!

HB 557 introduced by Representative Farias is favorable to pass, but has not yet been brought to the House floor. Please urge Calendar Committee Chairman, Representative Todd Hunter and Vice Chairman, Representative Eddie Lucio III to bring this bill to the House floor for a vote. Legislation Summary: Relating to the growth or cultivation of industrial hemp for certain research purposes. The legislative sessions is scheduled to end soon. Do not delay! Also, please share with friends and family. Sample Mailing / email Subject: Bring…

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Medical marijuana bills left in committee after emotional testimony

By Madlin Mekelburg | April 29, 2015 Cancer patients, veterans and parents of children who suffer from frequent seizures testified for five hours before the House Committee on Public Health on Tuesday night, voicing their support of a bill that would legalize marijuana for medical use. The bill is one of the first comprehensive reform measures to legalize medical marijuana to come before the legislature. It also would establish a licensing system for medical cannabis establishments, such as cultivation and testing facilities. The bill was…

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Complete Deregulation of Marijuana, Cannabis, ganja, hemp… in TEXAS!!! Boldest Move Against the Drug War to Date Just Came Out of Texas, from a Republican

image: http://tftppull.freethoughtllc.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/marijuana-legislation-texas.jpg Austin, Texas – In a bold piece of legislation, Rep. David Simpson (R) filed a bill that would delete any mention of marijuana from state law. It would completely deregulate it and treat it as any common crop. In a press release, Simpson said he supported regulating marijuana like the state regulates “tomatoes, jalapeños or coffee.” “Everything that God made is good, even marijuana” said state Rep. Simpson. “The conservative thought is that government doesn’t need to fix something that God made good.”…

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