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DFW NORML Action Alert: HB 184 Needs Your Support!

Posted on: February 14, 2013

Last Tuesday in the Texas legislature, an important piece of legislation – HB 184 – was introduced and referred to the Criminal Jurisprudence Committee of your Texas House of Representatives. Once in committee, committee members either do nothing (the bill dies) or they refer the bill for consideration by the full house. HB 184 seeks […]

Legislation Reintroduced To Reduce Cannabis Possession Offenses

Posted on: January 18, 2013

Legislation that seeks to significantly reduce marijuana possession penalties is once again pending before state lawmakers. State Rep. Harold Dutton (D-Houston) has prefiled legislation, House Bill 184, to amend minor marijuana possession penalties to a fine-only, Class C misdemeanor. Under present law, the possession of one ounce of cannabis or less is classified as a […]