Tag Archives: Virginia Drug Possession

Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony & Misdemeanor Drug Charges, and Drug Laws FAQ

Possession of Marijuana Penalties: Possession of Marijuana is illegal under Virginia law. VA Law § 18.2-250.1 penalizes possession of marijuana as a misdemeanor criminal offense. First offense possession of marijuana is punished by up to 30 days in jail, a $500 fine, 6 months loss of driver’s license, and a mandatory drug program. Second offense possession […]

Felony Firearm Possession DROPPED, Felony Marijuana Possession w/ Intent to Distribute REDUCED to Misdemeanor

Class 6 Felony Possession of weapons / firearms while in possession of Drugs, VA Code 18.2-308.4, with a mandatory 5 year prison sentence upon conviction, was DROPPED. Class 5 Felony sale, gift, distribution or possession with intent to sell, give or distribute marijuana, VA Code 18.2-248.1 was REDUCED to Misdemeanor possession of marijuana, VA Code […]

Obtaining Prescription Drugs by Fraud / Forgery in Fairfax Virginia – Felony DISMISSED

Fairfax County, Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney Case Result Class 6 felony charge of Obtaining Prescription Drugs by Fraud or Forgery, VA Law 18.2-258.1, was DISMISSED after an agreement to REDUCE the felony to a misdemeanor Possession of Schedule III Narcotic under VA Law 18.2-250. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & […]