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Texas PD Told Not to Arrest in Low-Level Cannabis Cases

 

A memo obtained by The Texas Tribune instructs DPS officers to cite and release suspects in misdemeanor marijuana cases “as appropriate.”

Officials said the goal is to continue enforcement even though some prosecutors aren’t taking new marijuana cases.

The difficulty arises from the fact that lab testing to differentiate between now-legal hemp and illegal marijuana is not currently available in government crime labs.

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