Marijuana Criminal Defense Lawyers – Edmonton, Alberta
In the Alberta, as well as other provinces, it is illegal to possess, sell, deliver, cultivate, or traffic marijuana. Marijuana use is very common in Edmonton, Alberta, and its metropolitan area. Its use can typically lead to the use of harder street drugs, prescription narcotics, and other controlled substances. Marijuana use is very common throughout Edmonton, Alberta, schools, neighbourhoods, parties, bars, as well as on college campuses.
Been arrested and charged with a marijuana crime? It’s imperative you consult a lawyer well versed in the Alberta marijuana laws. Contact an Edmonton, Alberta, drug crime defense lawyer at Slaferek Callihoo – 780-809-1059 – today. Our marijuana drug defense lawyers have years of experience defending those accused of marijuana crimes in Alberta – let fighting for your rights be their #1 priority!
Marijuana Laws – Edmonton, Alberta
Possession of marijuana is a serious crime and is not to be taken lightly. Your fines and prison sentences (jail) are directly related to the amount of marijuana you are caught with.
Sale or trafficking of marijuana is a felony carrying several years of prison, not just in the Edmonton, Alberta, area. Fines range depending on the amount of marijuana, again, you’re caught with. The penalties are more severe if you were selling at or near a school. Using a minor to distribute marijuana or selling marijuana to someone under the age of 16 will carry a minimum mandatory period of incarceration.