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Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in Washington is a simple misdemeanor, punishable by up to 90 days in jail and a $1000 fine. Unlike some more serious charges, a conviction for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia carries with it a mandatory minimum jail time of a day, plus a mandatory minimum fine of $250 ($500 if there has been a previous conviction). If convicted, a person can also expect to be required to seek drug and alcohol treatment.
The definition of "Drug Paraphernalia" is quite expansive, and basically includes any device used to introduce illegal substances in the body. It includes pipes, needles, and vaporizers. In theory, it is illegal to have a marijuana pipe even if one has a medical prescription for marijuana.
Specifically, RCW 69.50.102 says "drug paraphernalia" means all equipment, products, and materials of any kind which are used, intended for use, or designed for use in planting, propagating, cultivating, growing, harvesting, manufacturing, compounding, converting, producing, processing, preparing, testing, analyzing, packaging, repackaging, storing, containing, concealing, injecting, ingesting, inhaling, or otherwise introducing into the human body a controlled substance.
A minor convicted of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia also faces possible license revocation of at least a year.
Ashbach Law Offices, LLC has an extensive history representing clients charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia crimes. Such results include dismissals and other non-conviction results, as well as save licenses and clean criminal histories.
If you, or someone you care about, has been charged (or may be) with a possession of marijuana charge in King County, Skagit County, Snohomish County, or Whatcom County, call Ashbach Law Offices, LLC today at (360) 659-4950 for a free, no-pressure case evaluation.
With a reputation in the legal community as aggressive, effective and successful criminal defense attorneys, we are here to help you through your difficult times.
Ashbach Law Offices, LLC represents clients charged with criminal offenses in Northwest Washington Courts, including King County, Skagit County, Snohomish County and Whatcom County, as well as other counties on a case-by-case basis. These counties include courts in and for the following cities: Anacortes, Arlington, Auburn, Bellevue, Blaine, Bothell, Burlington, Edmonds, Everett, Issaquah, Kirkland, Lake Stevens, Lynden, Lynnwood, Marysville, Mill Creek, Mukilteo, Monroe, Mountlake Terrace, Monroe, Redmond, Sea-Tac, Seattle, Sedro Woolley, Shoreline, Snohomish, and Tukwila, Washington.
The Ashbach Law Offices, LLC represents clients charged focused on DUI Driving Under the Influence, Reckless Driving, Negligent Driving, Driving with a Suspended License, Hit and Run, Assault, Domestic Violence, Drug Possession (including marijuana), and Paraphernalia Possession, Malicious Mischief, Public Disturbances like Disorderly Conduct, Theft, No-Contact Orders, Harassment, Probation Violation Hearings, as well as speeding tickets.