NORML of Waco Inc. held it’s monthly meeting on Saturday, June 14, at Comfort Inn and Suites, with roughly 30 people attending the event.
Highlights included a presentation by Legally NORML, along with speakers such as NORML of Waco Inc. founder Clif Deuvall and Texas Cannabis Report founder Stephen Carter.
Marijuana in the NFL is a very hot topic right now.
And rightfully so.
With numerous player suspensions looming due to weed, it’s a given that talk shows and sports analysts are discussing the topic.
The timing may be wrong, but the NFL honestly finally has it right.
With the leagues latest recommendations to reduce penalties for marijuana, due in large part to players such as Josh Gordon being suspended for an entire season, it’s time to give major props to the NFL.
Robbie Rhodes, a 20-year-old wide receiver for the Baylor Bears, was arrested on Friday, May 2, on charges of “marijuana possession and tampering with evidence,” according to reports on KWTX.com.
Rhodes is currently free on bonds “totaling $4,000,” after he was arrested near Clay Ave. and 18th St. in Waco for “failure to signal a lane change.”
According to reports on KWTX.com, five individuals were arrested on Wednesday, April 30, following a drug investigation involving both Robinson and McGregor police.
Law enforcement seized “29 pounds of marijuana, $28,000 in cash, hashish, scales, records, and packaging materials,” according to local authorities, and additional arrests are possible.
With early voting underway for the special election regarding the vacant Texas Senate District 4 seat, yourhoustonnews.com was able to inquire about the candidates stances on the legalization of marijuana in the Lone Star State.
Brandon Creighton, Gordy Bunch, Michael Galloway, and Steve Toth are the four candidates running for the vacant spot.
Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins made the news in 2012 after a marijuana charge resulted in a two-game suspension during his sophomore campaign with the Tigers.
Two years later, Watkins finds himself at the top of projected rankings at wide receiver as the 2014 NFL Draft looms around the corner.