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Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Commentary: The Christian case for legalizing marijuana

State Rep. DAVID SIMPSON writes, “I don’t believe that when God made marijuana he made a mistake that government needs to fix. The time has come for a thoughtful discussion of the prudence of our prohibition approach to drug use.”

Monday, February 17th, 2014

Expecting pot decriminalization in Texas? Slow your roll

Gov. Rick Perry's recent remarks about states’ rights and marijuana laws drew national attention, though his staff said they were nothing new. Despite the clamor over the remarks, Texans shouldn't expect marijuana laws to change anytime soon

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Patrick Kennedy to deliver university’s LBJ lecture

Patrick Joseph Kennedy II, whose mental illness and drug addiction tarnished and cut short his tenure in Congress and then inspired him to embark on an advocacy campaign, will deliver the LBJ Distinguished Lecture on Tuesday, Oct....

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