Marijuana Possession

If you’ve been charged with possession of cannabis, a marijuana possession lawyer located in Pennsylvania could help you keep your record clear.

Drug charges are not taken lightly in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and if you’ve been charged with marijuana possession, you may be frightened, angry and unsure of what you need to do next or who might be able to help you. The possession of any amount of marijuana in Pennsylvania is illegal, but the more you possess, the harsher your charges and punishments will be.

Common Charges Associated With Marijuana Possession

  • Marijuana cultivation on private property
  • Misdemeanor marijuana possession
  • Felony marijuana possession
  • Discovery of marijuana during a routine traffic stop

How A Pennsylvania Marijuana Possession Attorney Can Assist You

If you have been charged with possession of marijuana, whether it was a large or small amount, you need to consult with a qualified criminal defense attorney as quickly as possible to begin building your defense. At the Law Firm of Schrom & Shaffer, P.C., we have a number of creative defense strategies that we can apply to your case, including:

  • Determining if the search of your person or property was lawful
  • Proving the marijuana belonged to someone else
  • Requiring the prosecutor to produce the marijuana you were found to be in possession of (missing evidence could lead to a case dismissal)
  • Proof of entrapment by law enforcement
  • The marijuana was planted on your person or property by another