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Texas Citizens Push for Ignition Interlocks for First-Time DUI Offenders

DWI arrest rates in Texas are among the highest in the country. According to MADD, there were 1,337 drunk-driving fatalities in the state last year, and more than 15,000 injury crashes involving alcohol. Over the same period, police arrested thousands for driving under the influence of alcohol, and in 2014, they charged nearly 100,000 people with DWI, resulting in more than 70,000 convictions.

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How Texas Courts Handle Marijuana Possession

Texas courts treat drug crimes seriously, and the state has a reputation for having a strict policy against the possession of illegal substances. Unlike many other states that are decriminalizing the use and possession of marijuana, Texas still considers the drug illegal. Though Texas courts do not consider all drugs the same, if police catch you in possession of marijuana, there is a good chance you will face a fine, jail time or both.

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