We - and, judging by the email, nearly every other newspaper in the state - got a very perplexing message in our inbox yesterday from a brand new political action group calling itself the "Medical and Personal Freedom PAC."
The message starts by pointing out how Texas feels mighty far behind on the marijuana-reform game. While recent polls say a majority of Texans want pot legalized in some way, there's questionable support for pot reform at the Legislature. A Washington- or Colorado-like referendum greeting Texas voters at the ballot box in the near future feels like a long shot.
BUT, according to the newly-formed pro-pot PAC: "...We could do it ourselves...We don't need no legislature ...We can roll our own reeferendum."More »