Possession of Marijuana: Penalties and Defenses

April 4, 2016
Possession of marijuana is no longer a criminal offense in some states and jurisdictions. While the fight for decriminalization of marijuana is widening, Texas continues to consider possession of marijuana as a criminal offense, with strict penalties for prosecution. Unfortunately, with the changing laws related to marijuana use and possession, and inconsistency between state laws, it can be confusing to understand your rights, possible penalties you could face if criminally charged, and what defenses...
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Texans Wide Receiver Jaelen Strong Arrested for Marijuana Possession

April 4, 2016
Being arrested and accused of a crime can have serious consequences on the life of any Texas resident. For individuals who live in the “lime light,” the consequences of an arrest can be even more devastating to their reputation and professional endeavors. Such is the case for Houston Texans wide receiver Jaelen Strong, who was recently arrested for marijuana possession.  According to media reports, Strong was a passenger in a Maserati when police executed a traffic stop.
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Marijuana Legalization in Texas – 420Dude

May 25, 2015
This is the speech I gave in front of the capitol in Austin, at a rally to legalize Marijuana. Today, the majority of Texans support the legalization of marijuana. It’s time for the leadership of our state to listen to the voice of the people of Texas. It’s time for the politicians listen to us who, regardless of political party affiliation, support legalization. All Texans count equally and we deserve respect from our elected officials.
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