Though marijuana possession has largely been decriminalized throughout the country, if you are caught in possession of marijuana in Maryland, you may still face a wide variety of penalties. Please continue reading and reach out to our knowledgeable Maryland criminal defense attorney to learn more about how our firm can help you.
If you are caught in the possession of marijuana, you will most likely face very serious consequences, though the consequences you face depend largely upon the amount of marijuana you have been caught with. The penalties for marijuana possession are as follows:
That being said, you should note that these are the penalties for what the state deems "personal use," and that possession with the intent to distribute generally results in even harsher penalties. Furthermore, if you are caught using marijuana in public, you may face a potential $500 civil fine, and if this is your second or subsequent marijuana offense, you will face increased fines.
The penalties for the possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute are even harsher, which is why you must not proceed without retaining the assistance of an experienced Maryland criminal defense attorney who can represent your best interests through every step of the process ahead. The consequences for the intent to distribute marijuana in Maryland are as follows:
If you have been charged with marijuana possession, give our Maryland criminal defense attorneys a call today. We have what it takes to help.
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