2023 special session

Lawmakers strike deal to ensure drug possession remains a crime

BY: - May 15, 2023

State lawmakers announced an agreement Monday to toughen the penalty for drug possession and expand pathways into treatment and away from jail for those arrested. The deal comes hours before legislators convene a special session and, barring another setback, will erase the threat that possession of illicit drugs becomes legal in July.  Late Monday, legislative […]