67% of Texans support the sale and use of recreational cannabis, but possession of any amount of up to 2 ounces is a Class B misdemeanor.
WHEN IT COMES TO CANNABIS, TEXAS IS DIVIDED. A recent survey from the University of Houston and Texas Southern University found that 67% of Texans support the sale and use of recreational cannabis. Yet possession here of any amount of cannabis of up to 2 ounces is a Class B misdemeanor and can land people in jail for up to 180 days.
The medical use of cannabis has been legalized in Texas since Gov. Greg Abbott signed the Texas Compassionate Use Act into law in 2015. But it doesn’t serve all who need the help.
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