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Possession of Marijuana

New Jersey Possession of Marijuana Attorneys

2C:35-10. Possession of Marijuana

Drug crimes account for the vast majority of cases in New Jersey courts and a majority of those involve marijuana (2C:35-10a). In addition to possible incarceration, defendants convicted of possession of marijuana (2C:35-10a) and other CDS crimes in New Jersey face 6 to 24 months of driver’s license suspension, a criminal record and high fines. Our New Jersey marijuana possession (2C:35-10a) defense attorneys will fight for you regardless of what type of marijuana charge you are facing. With four offices in New Jersey, our marijuana defense attorneys can represent you in any court in New Jersey. For more than 35 years, we have fought for thousands of clients and successfully defended them against all New Jersey marijuana and CDS charges.

Our New Jersey marijuana (2C:35-10a) defense attorneys can represent you in any court in New Jersey with regard to any of these charges:

  • Possession of Marijuana, 2C:35-10A(4)
  • Distribution of Marijuana, 2C:35-5b(10)
  • Drug Paraphernalia, 2C:36-2
  • Possession of Hypodermic Needle, 2C:36-6
  • Possession of CDS, 2C:35-10
  • Possession of Prescription Drugs, 2C:35-24
  • Possession With Intent, 2C:35-5
  • School Zone, 2C:35-7
  • Distribution on Public Property, 2C:35-7.1
  • Maintaining a CDS Production Facility, 2C:35-4
  • Manufacturing Flunitrazepam, 2C:35-5.3
  • Possession of Flunitrazepam, 2C:35-10.3
  • Manufacturing Gamma Hydroxybutyrate, 2C:35-5.2
  • Possession of Gamma Hydroxybutyrate, 2C:35-10.2
  • Meth, 2C:35-5b(9)
  • Obtaining CDS by Fraud, 2C:35-13
  • Drug-Induced Deaths, 2C:35-9
  • Employing a Juvenile in Drug Distribution, 2C:35-6
  • Leader of Narcotics Trafficking Network, 2C:35-3
  • LSD, 2C:35-5b(7)

2C:35-10. Possession of Marijuana
a. It is unlawful for any person, knowingly or purposely, to obtain, or to possess, actually or constructively, a controlled dangerous substance or controlled substance analog, unless the substance was obtained directly, or pursuant to a valid prescription or order form from a practitioner, while acting in the course of his professional practice. Any person who violates this section with respect to:

2C:35-10a(3) Possession of more than 50 grams of marijuana, including any adulterants or dilutants, or more than five grams of hashish is guilty of a crime of the fourth degree, except that, notwithstanding the provisions of subsection b. of N.J.S.2C:43-3, a fine of up to $ 25,000.00 may be imposed; or

2C:35-10a(4) Possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana, including any adulterants or dilutants, or five grams or less of hashish is a disorderly person.

From Newark to Trenton, Jersey City to Atlantic City, our possession of marijuana (2C:35-10a) defense lawyers will fight you in any court in New Jersey. With an office in New Brunswick, our team of tough, smart criminal defense lawyers are easy to reach from anywhere in New Jersey. Call us today to begin the fight against your possession of marijuana charges!

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