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The first marijuana related bill has been filed for the 2017 Texas legislative session, and it makes possessing less than an ounce a civil fine.

A bill to reduce the penalty for marijuana possession in Texas took its first step today towards becoming law. HB 507, which would decrease the penalty for possession of an ounce or less of cannabis to a $100 fine, was read for the first time on the Texas House of

Cannabis activists were in full swing during the 2013 Texas Legislative Session, working to get two cannabis related bills noticed and ultimately passed. They made it a point to visit every legislator and do their best to inform them on the subject and lobby for the bills to be passed.