2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Turn Texas Green

Tuesday, March 15
9:30AM - 10:30AM

JW Marriott
Salon 3-4
110 E 2nd St


With more and more states across the county legalizing marijuana, is it possible that Texas will do so anytime in the future? Does the current political climate in TX make it impossible to believe that marijuana can be legalized? What steps where taken in CO to make legalization possible? What hurtles were faced in the legalization campaign? What hurtles were faced in establishing a taxation system in CO? Has there been any unintended consequences? What would be the benefits to Texas in following Colorado’s lead?

Hashtags: #sxsw #tx2green


Jonathan Singer at SXSW

Jonathan Singer

State Rep

Colorado Legislator

Jonathan Singer is in his second term representing House District 11 in Longmont and northern Boulder County. He is vice chairman of the Public Health & Human Services Committee and serves on the L...

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Joseph Moody at SXSW

Joseph Moody

State Rep

Texas House of Representatives

Joe Moody represents Texas's District 78, a mixed urban and rural district covering swaths of northern El Paso County. He is a lifelong El Pasoan and a second generation public servant. In 2011, Jo...

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Phillip Martin  at SXSW

Phillip Martin

Deputy ED

Progress Texas

Phillip is Deputy Director for Progress Texas, and brings a long record of research and policy expertise to the team. His professional experience includes serving as Chief of Staff-top for State Re...

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Zoe Russell at SXSW

Zoe Russell

Asst Exec Dir

Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition

Zoe Russell is the Assistant Director of Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition (RAMP). She is a native Houstonian and current law school student at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio. Her bac...

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