Drug offenses are heavily prosecuted in Florida, including marijuana offenses. Without a medical marijuana card from the state, you could be facing serious penalties if you are found guilty for even simple possession, you could be facing penalties including over a year in jail, large fines, and a permanent criminal record. Additionally, all Florida marijuana convictions carry an automatic one-year driver’s license suspension.
If you have been arrested for a marijuana offense, is important that you seek representation as soon as possible from a Brandon criminal defense attorney at the Guarnieri Law Firm, P.A. Attorney James Guarnieri, Jr. has practiced law since 2002, and has represented numerous individuals against their criminal charges, including marijuana offenses. Attorney Guarnieri proudly carries a perfect 10.0 Superb rating from Avvo, serving as a testament to both his legal skill and dedication to client service.
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While Florida does make a few legal exemptions if you possess a medical marijuana card, the use of the substance for recreational purposes is still considered illegal.
Florida’s marijuana laws and penalties include:
If you have been arrested and are awaiting trial for a marijuana charge, do not hesitate to contact the Guarnieri Law Firm, P.A. as soon as possible!