Note that under the Wisconsin Uniform Controlled Substances Act, marijuana is considered a Schedule I hallucinogenic. Possession of any amount of marijuana is, for a first offense, a misdemeanor punishable by 6 months in jail and up to $1,000 in fines. Possession of any amount for subsequent offenses is a Class I felony punishable by up to 3.5 years in jail and up to $10,000 in fines. The court may also order 100 hours of community service.
Note that additional penalties may be issued for possession within 1,000 feet of a school, youth center, public park, pool, housing project, jail, or drug treatment facility.
Facing Drug Charges in Milwaukee?
If you have been accused of drug possession in Milwaukee, whether for cocaine, LSD, or marijuana, Bayer Law Offices can help. We have been practicing law for over 12 years and can take a look at your case to determine the best course of defense. Drug possession is a serious crime in Wisconsin, but our law firm will use our professional experience and knowledge of the law to defend your rights in the face of harsh accusations.
Schedule a free consultation with Bayer Law Offices online or at (414) 250-7997 to learn more.
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