Dallas marijuana policy change won’t affect UTD

Dallas’ newly implemented cite-and-release policy on marijuana will not affect UTD. At UTD, if someone is in possession of 3 grams or under of marijuana, UTDPD will issue a citation for paraphernalia with a notice to appear in court. Any amount over 3 grams results in an arrest, said Chief...

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Up in Smoke

Up in Smoke

Marijuana users create growing drug culture on campus, risk arrest for lifestyle Names of some sources have been changed to protect their identities Casey, Jeff and Arjun, three students at UTD, live in an unassuming, off-campus apartment. Nothing seems out of place, except for the unmistakable smell of marijuana. A...

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Researchers study effects of marijuana

New long-term studies tackle the neurological, socio-economic impact UTD professors are making new discoveries on the scientific and socio-economic effects of marijuana. Francesca Filbey, associate professor in Behavioral and Brain Sciences, is taking part in a federally funded consortium studying the effects of marijuana on the brain. The consortium is...

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Gubernatorial candidates mum on marijuana issue

Gubernatorial candidates mum on marijuana issue

An outspoken Perry forces the issue as decriminalization gains steam in U.S. Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott are keeping mum regarding their stances on marijuana policies as the primaries of what will be one of the most watched gubernatorial races looms closer. On Jan. 8, one day after the Dallas...

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