Marijuana Crimes in Utah

Salt Lake Pot and Weed Lawyer

Marijuana has been a drug of choice for millions of people in every country of the world for centuries and it is the most common illegal drug in the United States today.  Thousands of Utahns rely on the plant to give them a high every day as well. Although marijuana is a safer substance than alcohol it is treated as more dangerous by the government.

Petty Marijuana Possession

The lowest marijuana crime is possessing less than an ounce of it. Such an offense is a class B misdemeanor and carries up to six months in jail.  Even if you possess less than a gram of marijuana it is still a class B misdemeanor.  On a first petty offense our Utah marijuana lawyers are many times able to ultimately get the case dismissed.  Give us a call to see if we can do the same for you.

Subsequent petty offenses can result in higher charges because marijuana charges are enhanceable.  Thus, if you are convicted of a marijuana offense and then get another one in the future you can be penalized more severely.  A third offense can be charged as a felony.

Felony Marijuana Distribution Charges

The more marijuana you have the more likely that you can be charged with distribution which are felony charges.  A felony drug conviction can severely limit your employment options, your right to bear arms, and other aspects of your life.  We defend individuals against marijuana distribution charges.

If you are a repeat offender for marijuana drug distribution charges you could be facing prison time.  It is important that you protect yourself with competent lawyers like those at our firm. We are always defending those who have been handle weed distribution offenses

Call us anytime at 801.618.1334 for a free consultation and protect yourself against the consequences associated with such crimes.

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