Marijuana New Mexico

A worker prepares cannabis cigarettes June 29 at the Ultra Health medical cannabis dispensary in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

People who believe Texas is on the cusp of legalizing marijuana for recreational use in any amount are not being realistic about its chance, given the conservative regime that would have to let it happen.

That is why the issue has two parts — whether the state should lighten or eliminate penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana and whether it will. Given the experiences in other states that have moved toward decriminalizing, it would make sense for Texas to follow suit. It is just unlikely that it will happen in the short term.

This editorial was written by Michael Morris, managing editor of The Facts.

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PJBM626

Morris and others for legalization of marijuana ignore doctors warnings of the dangers of this drug to the mind. Morris and others only look at what’s the current narratives and not the Truth

Father of Six

Assault and intoxication are both bad ways to deal with anger. Before the usual suspects chime in to defend The Facts editorial board, I do realize Mr. Morris doesn't advocate violence. But as he suggest, pause and think about that.

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