The Egalitarian

Marijuana decriminalized

Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, introduced her Misdemeanor Marijuana Diversion Program at the Harris County Justice Criminal Justice Center on Feb. 16. The program will go into effect on March 1.

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

February 22, 2017

A new program effectively decriminalizes minor marijuana possession in Harris County. Under the program, qualifying individuals who are caught with less than four ounces of marijuana can take a four-hour drug and decision making class and avoid arrest, jail and a criminal record. This does not...

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