Texas Criminal Justice Coalition

The first major drug policy conference of 2014 in Texas will be held in Dallas, slated for January 17 and 18. Hosted by Mothers Against Teen Violence ‘MATV’ the conference begins on a Friday and will feature keynote speaker Dr. Carl Hart who is an associate professor in the departments

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