Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon has criticized neighboring Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg for her decision to implement a program which would keep those found with small amounts of marijuana both out of jail and clean of a criminal record.
The previous election for District Attorney in Harris County turned into a race to present the better plan for dealing with marijuana offenders.
No matter who wins this November, a change in marijuana policy at the Houston-based district attorney’s office is almost certain. With two candidates squaring off for the Harris County position, both females, the incumbent a Republican, each has announced their interest in taking a step towards changing how low level
Recently the Democratic candidate for Harris County District Attorney held a press conference in Houston to unveil a program that she would implement if elected which would no longer put low level marijuana offenders in jail.
Democratic candidate Kim Ogg, who is running for Harris County’s District Attorney seat in Houston is calling for a new way to handle low level marijuana cases.