Throughout our careers, the attorneys at The Hogle Firm have represented individuals charged with possession for sale, transportation, and cultivation of marijuana in the courts throughout Maricopa County, the State of Arizona, and in the federal courts of the United States.
Currently, we provide representation and advice to numerous organizations and those seeking the legalization of marijuana. we provide a legal defense under state law for certain individuals who cultivate and possess medicinal marijuana. Constantly monitoring and applying the latest developments in the law, we successfully represent those who cultivate medicinal marijuana, those who transport it, as well as the cooperatives and pharmacies that provide medicinal marijuana to their patients.
The use, possession, transportation, and cultivation of medicinal marijuana is an area of state and federal law which is constantly evolving. The Arizona criminal defense attorneys at The Hogle Firm support the lawful use of medicinal marijuana and effectively track the opinions, activities, and views of the courts, law enforcement, and politicians relating to the use, cultivation, transportation, and sales of medicinal marijuana.
The Arizona Medical Marijuana act generally provides that anyone possessing less than 28.5 grams of marijuana can only be fined, and may not be arrested so long as that person has proper identification. A citation to appear in court, similar to a traffic ticket, must be issued. Possession of a greater amount of marijuana can result in an immediate arrest and a sentence of up to six months in the county jail. Depending on the amount of Marijuana you have in your possession can make the difference from being charged as a misdemeanor or a felony. We recommend should you be charged with a misdemeanor in the state of Arizona you contact Canyon State Law.