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Marijuana Legislation

Marijuana Legislation

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Texas - The penalty for possession of marijuana could soon be reduced in Texas.

The House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence will hold a hearing today at 10:30 at the State Capital.

The hearing will talk about being in possession of up to one ounce of marijuana would be charged with a class c misdemeanor and a 500 dollar fine with no jail time.
 
Right now the law is up to 2 ounces with 180 days jail time and 2 thousand dollar fine.

 

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