Attorney David Sloane recently appeared on
Fox 4 DFW where he discussed the legalization of
marijuana in Texas. He appeared on the show on behalf of the DFW National Organization
for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML).
Attorney Sloane, a former police lieutenant, was asked about what happened
in Colorado and if it has changed Texans' attitude towards legalizing
marijuana. Sloane pointed out how when you look at the poll data in Texas
in January when Colorado went full legalization, roughly 40 to 42% of
Texas didn't want to see any changes in public policy, but now that
number has drifted down to 23%.
The University of Texas Tribune Poll revealed that just 1/4 of Texas registered
voters still favor keeping marijuana illegal in all cases. The poll revealed
the following numbers:
- Illegal in all cases – 23%
- Favor medical use only – 28%
- Legal for all purposes – 49%
Sloane told the interviewer on
Fox 4 DFW News that Texans are looking to Colorado and wondering why we aren't doing
it here. Colorado is anticipating a revenue of $100 million a year by
According to Sloane, we're getting noise out of Austin already. He
said that we're going to see some changes and he thinks that such
changes will be seen in the 2015 legislature.
David Sloane, founder of the Law Offices of David Sloane is on the DFW NORML's
2014 Board of Directors and he is serving as the public information officer.
DFW NORML is an educational organization that is dedicated to the legalization
of marijuana in Texas. The organization supports the legalization of marijuana
for medicinal purposes, responsible adult use, and for the production
of industrial hemp. DFW NORMAL is registered as a Texas non-profit organization.
To watch the full interview with David Sloane on
Fox 4 DFW News,
If you have been arrested for possessing marijuana or for another
drug-related offense, contact the Law Offices of David Sloane to schedule a
free case evaluation at (817) 349-7118 today!