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HB 184 Takes a Step Forward

Posted on: April 26, 2013

From TexasNorml.org Dear Freedom Fighters, We are excited to report that House Bill 184 (the “Decrim Bill”), which would reduce the penalty for possession of up to one ounce of marijuana, has been voted out of the Criminal Jurisprudence Committee with a vote of 6-3! Click here to view the history of the bill. The […]

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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 […]

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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 […]