Possession of Marijuana Paraphernalia
Many times, a person who is arrested and charged with marijuana possession is also charged with possession of marijuana paraphernalia. In Texas, possession of drug paraphernalia is a Class C misdemeanor.
What Is Marijuana Paraphernalia?
Section 481.002 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act defines drug paraphernalia as any product or equipment used for producing and packaging drugs or for introducing controlled substances into the body.
Common forms of marijuana paraphernalia include:
- Rolling papers/blunt wraps
- Plastic baggies
- Growing kits
- Any object that contains marijuana residue
If you are found guilty of possessing marijuana paraphernalia, you could face a fine of up to $500. Selling or possessing with intent to sell marijuana paraphernalia is a Class A misdemeanor, which can result in up to one year in jail and a fine of up to $4,000.
Defending Paraphernalia Charges
If you have been charged with possession of marijuana paraphernalia, an experienced defense attorney can help. To schedule a free consultation and learn how we can help you obtain the best possible outcome in your case, call our office or fill out the form below.