Chuck Norris, Texas, and Marijuana

Recently in the news for supporting Texas Gubernatorial Candidate Greg Abbot via social media. Getting more political in his older age, Mr. Norris last year released a two-part blog series about the the comparison of Alcohol to Marijuana – which took a glaring pro-marijuana stance.

(See part of of Chuck’s analysis of the US governments stance on marijuana here)

Texas is now being talked about as the newest sleeping giant among unlikely states that have a good chance of legalizing or at least decriminalizing marijuana.

Many articles have come out in the past 24 hours about Chuck’s inate ability to raise money for political candidates very easily – Makes you wonder if Chucks endorsement and influence in Texas will be a catalyst for the state’s reform for marijuana.


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Chuck Norris is still best-known for his on-screen roles in TV shows and movies such as Walker, Texas Ranger and Lone Wolf McQuade, but for a few years now the martial artist’s conservative political views have been getting headlines. The most prominent example of this came two years ago when Norris and his wife released an anti-Obama video on YouTube warning of the “1,000 years of darkness” that might result from President Obama’s reelection.

Now Norris is wading back into politics in the state that helped make him famous.

Norris attended political rallys for Abbott in both San Antonio and Corpus Christi this week. The actor posted a message of support for Abbott and pictures of himself with Abbott supporters to his Facebook page on Wednesday.


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Richard Lowe

Richard Lowe is a 14-year veteran of the financial sector with licenses as a commodity broker (Series 3) and investment advisor representative (IAR Series 65). Along with a focus on raising capital for the firms he was employed with, he also wrote and edited much of the content published by them. He holds a BA in Journalism from the University of Massachusetts. He has been a longtime advocate for marijuana legalization due to the social injustices associated with marijuana prohibition and the strong potential for the medicinal benefits of cannabis.

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