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By Alizeh Siddiqui

As Texas lawmakers prepare for the state’s 84th legislative session, bills focused on marijuana policy reform are among those that are going to be introduced when the Texas Legislature meets in January.

According to the San Antonio Current:

Harold Dutton

On December 2, Houston Representative Harold Dutton, D-142, filed a bill seeking to reduce certain penalties for marijuana possession.

As explained by the Marijuana Policy Project’s Texas Political Director, Heather Fazio, who briefly looked at a copy of the bill (H.B. 414), it would classify a conviction for possession of one ounce or less of marijuana to a Class C Misdemeanor instead …read more