Cannabis Bill Being Debated In Texas

In Austin, a bill that would dramatically change the state's drug laws goes up before a legislative committee It would eliminate the arrest, jail time and criminal record associated with low-level marijuana possession. Instead, it's a civil offense, which carries a fine. Heather Fazio with "Texans for responsible marijuana policy" says this has a real shot at passing.

The bill that's up for debate today enjoys bipartisan support. After getting caught three times, the pot head then faces a Class-C misdemeanor.


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