Marijuana

Could Texas Decriminalize Pot in 2015?

Dec 18, 2014 By Dan Solomon

A surprisingly uncontroversial bill to convert the penalty for possessing less than an ounce of marijuana to a civil offense with a $100 fine may find some success in the legislature.

War Without End

May 9, 2014 By William Martin

For many military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, their only relief comes from a drug that is illegal in Texas: marijuana. Can a growing band of cannabis advocates persuade our legislators to change that?

Does It Matter How Much Marijuana NFL Players Smoke?

Nov 13, 2013 By Dan Solomon

Former Cowboys receiver Sam Hurd was arrested after attempting to set himself up as a Chicago drug lord—while he was drawing a veteran's salary from the Bears—and this week he revealed to Sports Illustrated how many of his former teammates in Dallas he sold "the loudest weed in California" to. How big of a problem are pot-smoking NFL players?

The Red Hooded Stranger

Jan 21, 2013 By Michael Hall

Is Willie Nelson Santa Claus? We asked him that, and a few other things—like what it's like to get busted and get along with Pat Robertson and Snoop Dogg.

A Q&A With Jan Reid

Jan 21, 2013 By John Spong

Senior editor John Spong talked with Jan Reid about his new Ann Richards biography, ‘Let the People In.’

Willie Nelson outside of Buck Owens’s Crystal Palace, in Bakersfield, California, in 1998.
Willie at 65

Apr 1, 1998 By Gary Cartwright

The Red Headed Stranger is about to be eligible for Medicare? Ain’t it funny how time slips away.