Marijuana Drug Possession Offenses
Possession of marijuana, pot, weed, or cannabis have certain defenses that may result in suppression of evidence and/or dismissal of charges. Call us at (850) 437-9104 or provide your case details in our online form and we will contact you to discuss your case and possible defenses.
Possession of Marijuana Potential Penalties :
Less than 20 grams 1st degree misdemeanor Up to 1 year in jail and $1,000 in fines
Possession of Marijuana (more than 20 grams) Possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana is a 3rd degree felony.
A 3rd degree felony has a maximum penalty of 5 years in jail and a $5000 fine.
The Sale of marijuana/ possession with the intent to sell/deliver is a 3rd degree felony
Trafficking in Cannabis is a 1st Degree Felony, Mandatory Minimum Sentence:
25 but less than 2,000 pounds or 300 or more cannabis plants is 3 Years, plus mandatory $25,000 fine
2,000 pounds but less than 10,000 pounds or 2,000 or more cannabis plants 7 Years mandatory sentence plus $50,000 fine.
10,000 pounds or more or 10,000 or more cannabis plants 15 Years mandatory and $200,000 fine.
Any drug conviction requires a 1 (one) year driver license revocation (Florida Statute §322.055)