Though many states have recently changed their attitude towards marijuana, those charged with the possession, cultivation, or sale of marijuana in the state of New Jersey may still face serious consequences if convicted. This is why if you are someone accused of a marijuana-related crime, it is in your best interest to hire an experienced attorney and read on to learn more about the potential penalties you may face. Here are some of the questions you may have:
Those charged with the possession of marijuana may face the following consequences:
Those caught possessing marijuana within 1000 feet of a school may also be required to complete 100 hours of community service, on top of additional fines.
If you are caught either selling or with the intent to sell marijuana, you will face even harsher consequences. They are as follows:
Additionally, if you are caught distributing marijuana to a pregnant woman, your sentence may be doubled.
New Jersey takes the cultivation of marijuana very seriously. The penalties for cultivating marijuana in New Jersey are as follows:
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