MARIJUANA POSSESSION LAW PENNSYLVANIA
A charge of Marijuana possession can lead to serious state and federal penalties, depending upon the amount found in your possession. Amounts exceeding certain weights, can lead to the addition of other charges against you, such as; conspiracy, intent to distribute, and trafficking charges.
The penalties for imposed for the possession of marijuana, in Philadelphia, PA are less harsh than the penalties imposed for possession of comparable amounts, of other, more dangerous controlled substances.
If you are convicted of possession of marijuana in Philadelphia the penalties you may face are:
- Possession of 30 grams or less of marijuana will receive a sentence of up to 30 days in jail and a fine of up to $500,
- Possession of more than 30 grams of marijuana will receive a sentence of up to 1 year in jail and a fine of up to $5,000,
- Often a 6 month suspension of your Driver's license imposed as a penalty for a marijuana possession conviction.
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Michael N. Kotik, Esq. (PA, NJ)