Possession of Marijuana
Virginia Possession of Marijuana Lawyers
Marijuana use is very common. The Laws in the Commonwealth of Virginia have changed as of July 1, 2020.
Virginia Law Statue § 18.2-250.1. for Possession of
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Virginia Marijuana Laws and Penalty
|Up to 1 oz||Civil Violation||None||$25|
|Less than 1/2 oz (first offense)||Misdemeanor||30 days||$ 500|
|Less than 1/2 oz (subsequent offense)||Misdemeanor||1 year||$ 2,500|
|1/2 oz – 5 lbs||Felony||1* – 10 years||$ 2,500|
|5 lbs – 100 kg||Felony||5* – 30 years||$ 1,000|
|More than 100 kg||Felony||20 years* – life||$ 100,000|
|To a minor who is at least 3 years younger||Felony||2* – 50 years||$ 100,000|
|Within 1000 ft of a school or school bus stop||Felony||1* – 5 years||$ 100,000|
|Manufacture of marijuana||Felony||5* – 30 years||$ 10,000|
|Transporting more than 5 lbs into the state||Felony||5* – 40 years||$ 1,000,000|
|Includes possession with intent to distribute|
|* Mandatory minimum sentence|
Hash & Concentrates
|Possessing hashish oil||Felony||1 – 10 years||$ 2,500|
|Manufacturing, selling, giving, distributing, or possessing with intent||Felony||5 – 40 years||$ 500,000|
|Bringing more than 1 oz of hashish oil into the state||Felony||5 – 40 years||$ 1,000,000|
|Subsequent offenses carry greater penalties|
|Sale or possession with intent to sell paraphernalia||Misdemeanor||1 year||$ 2,500|
|To a minor who is at least 3 years younger||Felony||1 year||$ 2,500|
Civil Asset Forfeiture
|Vehicles and other assets can be seized in a civil proceeding, regardless of whether criminal charges are brought.|
|Maintaining a fortified drug house||Felony||1* – 10 years||N/A|
If you have been accused of cannabis or marijuana possession, the Virginia law firm of The Weiland Firm, PLC can help. Our firm has been in the practice of criminal defense law and traffic defense law for over two decades, and has helped hundreds of people accused of marijuana-related offenses. Our experienced Lawyers handle cases throughout Virginia – including Hanover County, Richmond, Henrico County and Chesterfield County Va among others. Let us be Your Possession of Marijuana lawyer.
Have you been accused of possession of marijuana? The lawyers at The Weiland Firm, PLC regularly and successfully defend clients charged with possession of marijuana and can help you. Call us at (804) 355-8037 or contact us online.
We have taken numerous cases involving cannabis & marijuana to court. The Commonwealth of Virginia must show physical or constructive possession of the marijuana and prove the accused knew the character of the substance. We can argue that you should not be held responsible if a friend owned the substance, or that you are not guilty just because you owned the vehicle in which marijuana or alcohol was found.
Even if you are found guilty, we can help. Courts are allowed to take these matters under advisement, and to defer judgment under some circumstances.
If you have been charged with marijuana possession in Virginia, contact our firm. We offer free initial consultations, accept credit cards and are conveniently located in Cary Town in Richmond Virginia. Call us at (804) 355-8037. Contact an attorney with experience in handling possession of cannabis & marijuana cases. Let us be Your Possession of Marijuana lawyer.
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The Richmond-based law firm of The Weiland Firm, PLC is ready to support you in your marijuana possession case. We serve clients who have been charged within City of Richmond and many other local jurisdictions surrounding the City of Richmond. Jurisdictions The Weiland Firm, PLC serve include Brunswick, Emporia, King George, Goochland County, Stafford County Henrico County, Hanover County, Chesterfield County, Prince George County, New Kent County, Spotsylvania County, Caroline County, Amelia County, Greensville County, the City of Hopewell, Sussex County, the City of Colonial Heights, the City of Petersburg, Dinwiddie County and Powhatan County.
- Client Avoids Underage Possession of Alcohol and Marijuana Convictions Jurisdiction and names omitted to protect the privacy of our clients. On April 4, 2012 our law firm successfully defended a client charged with underage possession of alcohol and possession of marijuana. The attorney was able to convince the prosecutor to dismiss both charges. As a result of this outcome, the client maintains a clean criminal record, avoided all criminal charges,…
- Marijuana Charge Dismissed Jurisdiction and names omitted to protect the privacy of our clients. On April 6, 2012 an attorney from The Weiland Firm, PLC represented an individual charged with possession of marijuana. The attorney challenged the ability of the Commonwealth to prove possession. Pursuant to an agreement, the case was continued generally to be dismissed. The client avoided the conviction as well as the mandatory license…
- Creative Solution for a Marijuana Arrest that Meets Creative Solution for a Marijuana Arrest that Meets the Client’s Needs Today our attorneys represented a client in a local court charged with Possession of Marijuana. After being pulled over for swerving in and out of his lane, the police immediately smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside his vehicle. Upon being questioned by the police about the…