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Poll: 77% in Texas Support Legalizing Medical Cannabis, Plurality Also Supports Recreational Legalization

A new University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll has found that 77% of those in Texas support the legalization of medical cannabis. The poll also found strong support for legalizing recreational cannabis, with 49% in support to just 23% opposed. “It’s not a surprise that Texas was not on the front line of [legalization], given that …

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Texas Governor Announces His Support for Cannabis Decriminalization

Texas Governor Rick Perry announced today that he’s in support of decriminalizing cannabis, and urged the state in that direction. The announcement comes as a surprise to many in the political world given Perry’s often ultraconservative views on other issues, including cannabis legalization. “After 40 years of the war on drugs, I can’t change what …

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