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Possession of Cannabis Video FAQ

What is the potential penalty for an arrest for possession of cannabis?

What is the potential penalty for an arrest for possession of cannabis?

The first question is whether or not it was over 20 grams or under 20 grams. One is a felony; one is a misdemeanor. In either case, it's important to understand that you could be eligible for Pre-Trial Diversion. Regardless of whether it's a misdemeanor or a felony, you can protect your record. If you are convicted of even a minute quantity of cannabis, you lose your driver's license for a year, not to mention you will still have a drug conviction that will follow you the rest of your life.