Generally, marijuana is considered to be an illegal recreational drug, known by many names including cannibus, hydro, chronic, weed, bud, Mary Jane, and innumerable others. A conviction for possession of marijuana can result in jail time, large fines, a drivers license suspension and a permanent criminal record. However, an experienced criminal defense attorney can help you identify legal issues relating to the investigation and subsequent search and seizure that lead to your arrest that can potentially result in a dismissal or reduction of the charges against you. Contact The Law Office of Rick Oliver to see how we can assist you.
The penalties that can be assess for a person convicted of possession of marijuana are codified in the Texas Health & Safety Code. Those ranges are as follows:
A person can be accused of being a "drug dealer" even if no money is exchanged for the drugs. Those "dealers" who are paid in exchange for drugs face much harsher penalties than those whose only desire is to smoke:
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