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B+ Nathan Johnson (D - TX) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
(From an interview with the Dallas Morning News): What is your position on proposals to (a) legalize medicinal use of marijuana and (b) reclassify possession of small amounts of pot as a fine-only offense? Does this language need to be updated? “I favor both proposals. They will alleviate suffering, decrease expense in medicine and in criminal justice, increase productivity (by, among other things, allowing small-time users to be gainfully employed), and promote family cohesion.“ https://www.texasnorml.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/2018-Voter-Guide-v.FINAL-2.20.18.pdf During the primaries Nathan had this to say to Texas NORML: “Regarding the legalized and regulated use of marijuana (Question 3), I think Texas needs more time and more data before asking the public to decide the matter. Other states are currently serving as laboratories. Data from their experiences will affect attitudes here, and will help the discussion proceed on a more informed, less conjectural basis. De-criminalization, meanwhile, is urgent, benevolent, and beneficial to the state.”

Holds office State Senate District 16

Contact Nathan Johnson

Email: nathan.johnson@senate.texas.gov

Web: https://senate.texas.gov/member.php?d=16

Phone: 512-463-0116

Address

Post Office Box 12068 Capitol Station

Austin, TX 78711

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