Texans cannot reform marijuana laws through an initiative process, so activists are focused on change through a state legislature that meets for a furious 140 day session every two years.  The next session begins soon after the New Year, and there is an unprecedented focus on electing cannabis friendly candidates this November to support a trio of marijuana bills in the works … for details, I spoke with Jax Finkel, Deputy Director for Texas NORML and originator of the ambitious 2014 Texas NORML Voters’ Guide … for the Cannabis Radio News … 

Music credits as reported through the Public Radio Exchange, in order of appearance:

Title: There’s a Little Bit of Everything in Texas (originally recorded in 1949)
Artist: Ernest Tubb
Album: There’s a Little Bit of Everything in Texas
Label: Jasmine
Date: 2000
Duration:  1:39