This bill would decriminalize the possing 1 ounce or less of marijuana or 10 grams or less of hashish.  Law enforcement would also issue a civil citation for the first offense, instead of sending somebody to jail.

Additionally, this bill addresses the problem of overcrowding in jails and prisons for the use and possession of methamphetamines and cocain by requiring drug rehabilitation be part of any sentence handed down.

Sponsors

Thigpen

Status

Pre-session filed

Session

123rd Legislative Session

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