Pot leaf billboards in Texas turning heads and catching flak. A north Texas attorney is turning some heads and taking some heat for billboards he has put up to. Possession. Possession of 2 ounces or less of marijuana is a Class B misdemeanor, punishable by up to days imprisonment and a fine not to exceed. As the hostess served this from the crock pot, I kicked my meat and potatoes DH under the table, knowing he was wondering What is that??? He licked his plate. Possession of more than 2, lbs. Under the pink dome, fittingly in office number E, Representative Joe Moody D-El Paso is fighting an uphill battle to pass a law decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana. Search Texas NORML Search for: Pick a State Alert List Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming. Are you sure you want to report this post for review? Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know. Select Your Legal Issue Accidents and Injuries Arbitration and Mediation Bankruptcy Civil Rights Consumer Protection Criminal Law DUI Law Education Law Elder Law Employment Law Estate Planning Family Law Guide to Hiring a Lawyer Health Care Law Immigration Law Learn About The Law Litigation and Appeals Military Law Real Estate Law Small Business Law Social Security and Retirement Planning State Laws Tax Law Traffic Laws Location: While cities like Dallas have moved to implement cite-and-release policies, which allow police to send people holding marijuana home with a court summons, the state maintains its stiff penalties for drugs. Neighboring states have passed laws permitting medical use of marijuana, de-criminalizing petty offenses, and even legalizing the recreational use of the plant. Texans know the time has come to use our limited law enforcement resources in the most effective way possible by being smarter on marijuana policy," Moody said. The Texas Observer 54 Chicon Street Austin, Texas Email the Observer.