Anatomy of a legislative boondoggle…. ….a harrowing, last second narrow miss for medical cannabis in Texas, despite majority support not only of the people, but even in the legislature…. ….but whose key members apparently had “better things to do” that night last week…

“At 7:30 p.m. on May 9, as HB 2107 officially arrived at the Calendars Committee office, Isaac desperately called for a point of order on the House floor, asking that the committee quickly convene. The House, which was busy debating (and eventually approving) a bill to allow state-funded adoption agencies to reject applications from LGBT, Jewish, and Muslim families, didn’t hear his plea. By 10 p.m., the dream was dead.”

But just like us they’ll be back. Whether via the legislature or around it, if you catch our drift….

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