Category: Harris County Marijuana Policy

Harris County Enacts New, More Lenient Marijuana Policy

Houstonians caught with small amounts of marijuana will no longer be going to jail.

As of March 1, 2017, Houstonians caught with small amounts of marijuana will no longer be going to jail, due to Harris County’s revised marijuana policy. Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced the policy in February, which State Senator John Whitmire (D-Houston) has called a “real practical approach.” Does this mean it’s now legal… Read more »