Everything’s bigger in Texas…even the sentences.
Remember those commercials that came on during cartoons reminding kids not to do drugs? They showed all types of consequences, like passing out, losing friends, making your parents mad, and things of the like.
They should’ve depicted a kid doing life in prison, that would’ve been pretty accurate.
That’s the potential fate of a Texas teenager who concocted weed brownies–using hash oil, instead of marijuana, which, according to Texas state law, bumped his charges to felony charges–for his own personal consumption and for sale. Police found 16 ounces of marijuana at his apartment, and in addition to baked goods, found the illegal substances to weight almost 1.5 pounds.
His lawyer was completely taken aback, claims that the charges should amount to nothing more than a misdemeanor.
The full story is here.