Were you arrested for Marijuana Possession or Sale?
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Former NY State Prosecutor
Former NY Adjunct Law Professor
Representing thousands arrested for Drug Charges in the Bronx. Learn why Mr. Steinberger is so successful!
Is Marijuana Possession illegal in the Bronx?
NIDA, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, reports that "According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, in 2007, 14.4 million Americans aged 12 or older used marijuana at least once in the month prior to being surveyed" — or close to 5 percent of the population. Many believe that it should be legalized, at least for medicinal purposes. Yet it remains a drug crime in New York state to grow, possess or sell marijuana.
Arrested for a Marijuana charges?
Bronx Drug charges are serious criminal charges can carry serious results, inluding jail, probation, fines, mandated programs, a criminal record. That's why hiring a private criminal drug lawyer can be so important. Bronx Criminal Lawyer Jason A. Steinberger can help if you have been arrested, are under investigation, or wanted by the police. He can also educate you and give you the criminal legal guidance you need to help with all types of drug criminal felonies, criminal misdemeanors, and criminal violations.
What does it mean to be in Possession of Marijuana?
In the Bronx, the law allows for many different ways for a person to be charged with drug possession as both a felony and a misdemeanor. Clearly, if a person has marijuana on their person, they can be charged with possession. But a person can also be charged with possession if they are simply inside of a car that contains marijuana, whether that person was near the marijuana or not. Similarly, if a person is in an apartment of house that contains marijuana, that person is presumed to knowingly possess the marijuana.
What does it mean to Sell Marijuana in the Bronx?
Clearly, if a person has marijuana and gives some to another person in exchange for money, that is a marijuana sale. But a person can also be charged with a Marijuana Sale for simply sharing marijuana. The act of giving another person marijuana to someone else constitutes a Marijuana Sale. Believe it or not, passing a marijuana cigarette, otherwise known as a joint, to someone can form the basis of being charged.When you sense that you need criminal legal help, look no further than Jason A. Steinberger to advise you about your Bronx criminal rights and protect you.