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Texas is a very influential state for many reasons. It’s large. It borders Mexico, and traditionally it is quite conservative. This includes their drug policy. Frankly speaking, Texas is pretty hard on marijuana. Growing marijuana in Texas is a felony and possession of even the smallest amount is a misdemeanor, hence there is no medical marijuana program.
If you are considering growing weed in Texas, keep your grow small and discrete. Following these simple steps could reduce your chances of getting in a lot of trouble, and, may even keep you from getting in any trouble at all.
Texas Marijuana laws
There is a saying that everything is bigger in Texas, but when it comes to growing weed in Texas, it does not apply. I say this because they do not have cultivation laws- only possession laws. This means that if arrested for growing marijuana, the charge will be based only on the amount of marijuana grown. While small amounts is a misdemeanor, anything greater than 4 ounces is considered a felony. Check the difference at this link here.
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So instead of growing more than you need, prevent the possibility of a greater charge by growing no more than a couple plants. Focus on developing those plants into the strongest plants possible with our plant protector and THC Booster. Learn harvesting tips from our blog to get the most from your few plants. Remember, when growing weed in Texas, its quality not quantity that matters.
Growing Marijuana in Texas
Marijuana cultivation is considered marijuana possession and Texas has strict laws on possession. If you want to stay out of jail, you need to make sure no one knows you possess marijuana. The best way to do that is by creating a discrete grow room for cultivating your plants. There is detailed advice on how to do this in the free Marijuana Grow Bible. In it, Robert shares some tips on growing discretely that he’s learned throughout the years.
When following these tips, combined with high-quality seeds, you’ll be able to grow just the right amount of weed without anyone knowing.
December 2016 – State Representative Donna Howard filed an amendment to the Texas Constitution that would legalize recreational marijuana. The is Texas’s second attempt at legalization. Last year a bill to treat cannabis ‘similar to tomatoes’ passed the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee but failed to travel further.
Howard’s bill joins a medical marijuana bill proposed by State Senator Jose Menendez.
Faq about growing marijuana in Texas
Yes, It’s a crime to possess any amount of marijuana in Texas. Here are some penalties: Under 2 ounces = Up to $2,000 fine, Between 2 to 4 ounces = Up to $4,000 fine, Between 4 ounces to 5 pounds = Up to $10,000 fine, Between 5 to 50 pounds = Up to $10,000 fine and more
Yes, it is absolutely a felony to sell marijuana in Texas. Here are some penalties: Under 7 grams as a gift = Misdemeanor: Up to $2,000 fine, Under 7 grams with compensation = Misdemeanor: Up to $4,000 fine, Between 7 grams to 5 pounds = Felony: Up to $10,000 fine, Between 5 to 50 pounds = Felony: Up to $10,000 fine and more.
Anyone caught cultivating or growing marijuana or manufacturing cannabis products in the State of Texas will be charged with a felony. Related crimes are punished based on the weight of the cannabis plants or derivatives.
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