Marijuana trafficking is when a person intentionally purchases, sells, manufactures, possesses, or transports 25 pounds or more of cannabis or 300 or more cannabis plants. Cannabis trafficking charges can result in severe penalties. Trafficking of marijuana will result in felony charges.
Law enforcement is constantly on the lookout for cannabis grows houses and trafficking operations. If you or someone you know has been arrested for trafficking in cannabis, it is vital that you obtain legal representation. Hiring a skilled attorney can greatly increase your chances of reducing or dismissing your drug trafficking charges.
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Overview for Trafficking Marijuana in Florida
Jury instructions serve to guide a jury through their deliberation of a verdict. They are also a good way for you to know what the prosecution is going to attempt to prove to convict you if you are charged with trafficking. The following are the necessary elements for a person to be convicted of marijuana trafficking:
Note that the term “trafficking” can be misleading because possession and manufacture of more than 25 pounds are both considered trafficking under the statute.
The penalties for trafficking of marijuana are dependent on the amount of marijuana possessed. Trafficking cannabis amounts can be in either pounds or number of plants.
The legal consequences for those convicted of trafficking in cannabis include:
NORML – Visit the website for the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, otherwise known as (NORML). NORML is dedicated to lobbying for sensible public policies surrounding the use of cannabis. Find more information regarding marijuana penalties, resources, and recent legislation.
Florida Cannabis Trafficking Laws – Visit the official website for Florida laws and regulations. Find more information regarding trafficking in controlled substances. Read more regarding the elements of the charge, penalties, and possible defenses in court.
If you or someone you know has been charged with cannabis trafficking, it is crucial that you seek an attorney. A skilled attorney can explain the intricacies of your charge, suppress evidence, and file motions for you. Find that attorney today with John Terrezza.
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This article was last updated on September 24, 2018.