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Senator José Menéndez


Senator José Menéndez has served in the Texas Legislature since 2001, representing San Antonio first as a representative and now as state senator. During his term in office, Sen. Menéndez has passed over 200 bills that benefit children, seniors, and veterans. 

During the last two legislative sessions, the senator has been a champion of medical freedom, working to expand the Texas Compassionate Use Program. Sen. Menéndez cares deeply for Texas families in need of relief and continues his effort to make medical cannabis available to patients who can benefit from access to medical cannabis.  Read more here

Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg


In 2016, DA Ogg was elected by a margin of more than 100,000 votes on a platform of criminal justice reform. 

She believes in equal justice, insuring a just process for the victim, the accused, and the community in every case and has focused her prosecutors on public safety by prioritizing prosecution of crimes against people and property. Read more here.

Thomas Pickens III


Mr. Pickens is currently the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ASTC) and also currently serves as the founder, and Chairman of 1st Detect Corporation and founder, CEO and Chairman of Agriculture Technology Corporation.

AgTech is utilizing their access to superior technology and industry knowledge to develop cannabis testing equipment, eliminate  cross-contamination, and reduce the need for pesticides and other chemicals. Read more about Mr. Pickens here.

Adrian Moore, Ph.D.


Adrian Moore, Ph.D., is vice president of policy at Reason Foundation, a non-profit think tank advancing free minds and free markets.

Moore leads Reason's policy implementation efforts and conducts his own research on topics such as privatization, government and regulatory reform, air quality, transportation and urban growth, prisons and utilities. Read more here.

Marvin Washington


Marvin Washington is a retired NFL player who played a total of eleven years with three teams: the New York Jets, Denver Broncos and San Francisco 49ers. 

A voice for former NFL players in the NFL’s concussion lawsuit, Washington addresses the truth about the outcome as well as the effects of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). He has also lobbied the NFL Players Association to push for changes in the sport’s drug policies. Read more here.