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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 […]