Recreational use of marijuana has become legal in various states and may soon expand to even more in the near future.
However, in Texas, recreational use of marijuana is still considered a serious crime and is punishable by jail or prison time, expensive fines, and a permanent mark on your criminal record.
At the Edgett Law Firm, our Plano marijuana defense lawyers understand what it takes to protect your rights, reputation, and freedom in the courtroom.
If you have been accused of a marijuana drug crime, call (972) 424-0760 or contact the Edgett Law Firm online right away. We offer free consultations.
Marijuana Crime Penalties in Texas
In Texas, possession of even a small amount of marijuana can result in a jail sentence.
Penalties could include:
- Less than 2 ounces: Maximum jail sentence of 180 days and a fine of up to $2,000
- Possession of concentrates, such as hash oil: Felony sentencing with a maximum prison sentence of 2 years
- Up to seven grams of marijuana: Up to 180 days in jail and a maximum fine of $2,000
- Sale of more than 50 pounds of cannabis: First-degree felony punishable by a maximum prison sentence of 99 years with a mandatory minimum sentence of 5 years
Get Started on Your Case Today
If you were arrested and charged with a marijuana crime in Plano or Collin County, hire a lawyer who can provide you with the proper criminal defense necessary to get your charges reduced or dismissed entirely.
We genuinely care about your success. As your advocate, we will work relentlessly to obtain the most favorable outcome possible. Backed by ample experience handling drug crime related charges, we are ready to handle your case.
Schedule your free consultation by calling (972) 424-0760.