Texas Marijuana Laws: Is Marijuana Legal in Texas?

Possession of marijuana is illegal in Texas. No bills to legalize marijuana have been proposed in any form since 2008. For purposes of Texas law, marijuana is spelled’marihuana’ in all statutes. If you are arrested for possessing marijuana, the charges you face will depend on the amount of marijuana in your possession and how you intended to use it.

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How can a Texas marijuana lawyer help me?

An experienced Texas marijuana attorney or Texas criminal attorney can help you defend against a marijuana charge. An attorney can help you find valid defenses based on the circumstances of your arrest so that the charges against you could be reduced or even dismissed.

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Texas Medical Marijuana Laws

ike most states, Texas does not allow medical marijuana. Texas House Representative Elliott Naishtat filed the last bill addressing medicinal marijuana on November 10, 2008. Far from outright legalization of marijuana, Texas HB 164 would have allowed medical need as a defense against marijuana conviction.

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Marijuana and Texas Drug Courts

In 2001, the 77th Texas state legislature passed House Bill 1287, authorizing the County Commissioners’ Courts to establish drug courts for individuals arrested for alcohol and drug offenses.

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