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Marijuana in Texas

Texas DPS officers told not to arrest in low-level marijuana cases after new hemp law

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 pot cases.

State Troopers stop civilian on Congress Ave. in Austin, TX on Feb. 12, 2016.

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