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Charged with Marijuana Possession in Fort Bend County?

Fort Bend County Drug Crime Lawyers

The police, the Texas Department of Public Safety, prosecutors and courts in Harris and Fort Bend Counties and throughout Sugar Land take a tough stance against drug crimes, and if you have been charged with possession of marijuana, your future may be at stake. Even a minor amount of marijuana found in your possession can result in six months in jail.

How Are Marijuana Penalties Determined?

Punishments are based on the weight of the drug that is found in the defendant's possession. Whether you have been charged with simple drug possession or possession with intent to deliver, you should not hesitate to speak with the Fort Bend County criminal defense lawyer from Stornello Law Firm, P.C.

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When you're facing serious criminal charges, you need serious representation to defend your rights. Rosario Stornello is a former grand jury prosecutor and he uses this background to build strong defense strategies on behalf of his clients.

Hire us to fight for you and we will work to help you avoid penalties including:

  • Prison time
  • Fines
  • Drug awareness programs
  • Probation
  • The stigma of having a conviction on your criminal record

Medical Marijuana Laws in Texas

Even if you are a legal user of medical marijuana from another state, you will not be able to bring it into the state of Texas. This state does not recognize any type of medical marijuana and therefore, a medical card or doctor's note is not a valid defense.

If you are arrested while possessing marijuana, even with a medical card that is valid in another state, you will need to receive the strong defense that we offer. Call us at once to get started.

Recent Marijuana Laws

Since the passage of House Bill 1325 back in June 2019, the production, manufacture and retail sale of hemp crops and products is legal in Texas...The law requires THC levels to be below 0.3% in a product. Police need to be able to distinguish the difference between a marijuana, which contains more than 0.3% THC and hemp, which contains less than .03% THC. Hemp is a cannabis plant, so to the naked eye, it can look and smell like the psychoactive drug marijuana.

While hemp and marijuana are both cannabis plants, legal hemp lacks enough of the psychoactive compound known as THC to get a person high. THC is found in high levels in marijuana. The law requires THC levels to be below 0.3% in a product. The problem is the field test used by law enforcement and the test at the crime lab just tests for the presence of THC, even hemp will come back positive for THC. So it doesn't give you the amount, it doesn't give you the percentages. It just tells you that there's THC in it. The state will have to prove that the substance has more than 0.3% THC in it in order to convict people of possession of marijuana.

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