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Possession of Marijuana

Possession of Marijuana 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 Marijuana 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.
RCW 69.50.4014 speaks of "marihuana" which encompasses marijuana. Simple possession of less than 40 grams of marijuana (unless possession is with intent to distribute, sell, etc.) simple misdemeanor.
The City of Seattle has largely stopped prosecuting people for simple marijuana possession, but other
In addition to direct consequences of Possession of Marijuana conviction are collateral effects, such as license revocation for minors aged 13-20 years old. License revocation is at least one year for a first offense and two years for a second offense.
Ashbach Law Offices, LLC has an extensive history representing clients charged with Possession of Marijuana, both at felony and misdemeanor levels. 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.
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