Bill to Legalize Marijuana Passes Texas House Panel

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AUSTIN – There’s a bill that’s creating a lot of buzz. We’re talking about Texas House Bill 2165, a proposal to legalize pot.

On Wednesday, the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee passed an initiative that would allow possession and delivery of marijuana in the Lone Star State. The final vote, 5-2. Even two republicans “joined” the joint effort.

Hold on, potheads! Don’t rush to celebrate. Well, we know you won’t rush anyway. It’s not legal yet, if ever.

But with this vote, Texas is one step higher, we mean closer, to becoming the fifth state in the U.S. to make marijuana legal.

Something weird is taking place in Austin, and it smells funny.

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