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Texas Committee Rejects 3 Bills to Reduce Marijuana Penalties

Medical Marijuana Posted May 1 2015

Recently, Texas has seen 3 bills that would reduce penalties for marijuana possession to no longer include jail time or a criminal record... until this Friday when all 3 were turned down. Legislators say one of the bills has a chance to be revived before the end of the legislative session, giving many supporters hope. However, Texas marijuana advocates are hoping more for a different bill in progress that would effectively legalize marijuana just like any other crop. 

“I’m hopeful that there will be a possibility to resuscitate it this session,” Moody said Friday, adding that an additional hearing could also address some potential issues that were called to his attention by committee members

 

Original article: http://www.thedailychronic.net/2015/42811/texas-committee-rejects-3-bills-to-reduce-marijuana-penalties/

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