Texas State Leaders Send Letter To District And County Attorneys Regarding Hemp, Marijuana Possession Cases

Texas State Leaders Send Letter To District And County Attorneys Regarding Hemp, Marijuana Possession Cases

Austin, TX (STL.News) – Texas Governor Greg Abbott, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, Speaker Dennis Bonnen, and Attorney General Ken Paxton Thursday sent a letter to all Texas District and County Attorneys (DAs) regarding recently dismissed marijuana possession cases and reports that some DAs will no longer prosecute misdemeanor marijuana cases.  In the letter, the four state leaders lay out how actions taken by certain DAs do not align with the passage of House Bill 1325 and represent a misunderstanding of how this law works. 

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