Overlooked Texas bill allows police to cite and release for pot possession, will counties take advantage to ease jail costs?
On September 1st, 2007, Texas HB 2391 went into effect with the support of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving). This bill allows an officer in the field to perform an arrest for possession of marijuana, then qualify the arrestee as eligible for a field release. If the arrestee qualifies for
It turns out that Lubbock is down with the movement to legalize marijuana, if Hub City NORML’s recent event is any indication.
The closest organization to Lubbock that promotes the reform of marijuana laws is about 350 miles. After getting together with some people to meet a few times, Colt Smith decided that the Lubbock area needed an organization of its own.