Hays County will continue prosecuting marijuana cases despite new hemp law

A San Marcos city councilman is one of several people asking Hays County to establish cite and release policies for possession of small amounts of marijuana. This comes after a new state law legalizing the production and regulation of hemp made it difficult to prosecute people for marijuana charges. 

Oregon death is 2nd linked to vaping, 1st tied to marijuana shop product

Public health officials in Oregon said Wednesday that a person who recently died of a severe respiratory illness had used an electronic cigarette containing marijuana oil from a legal dispensary, the second death linked to vaping nationwide and the first tied to a vaping product bought at a pot shop.