Virginia Law and Penalties for Possession of THC Oil & Hash Oil
Possession of THC Oil & Cannabidiol Oil is prosecuted under Va Law § 18.2-250 as a Class 5 Felony for Possession of Schedule I Controlled Substance. The maximum penalty in Virginia for a Class 5 Felony drug possession offense is 10 years in prison, ASAP drug education classes, payment of a $2500 fine, loss of driver’s license for a period of 6 months, and probation.
In Virginia, Hashish oil means any oily extract containing one or more cannabinoids with a tetrahydrocannabinol content of 12 percent or greater by weight.
Marijuana laced with oil containing 12 percent or more tetrahydrocannabinol is classified as a Schedule 1 controlled substance under Virginia law.
Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC means the natural or synthetic equivalents of the substances contained in the plant, or in the resinous extractives, of the genus Cannabis, or any synthetic substances, compounds, salts, or derivatives of the plant or chemicals and their isomers with similar chemical structure and pharmacological activity.
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Virginia Law and Penalties for Possession of THC-A Oil and Cannabidiol Oil
Possession of THC-A oil and Cannabidiol oil are prosecuted under VA law § 18.2-250.1 as misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana offenses.
Under Virginia law, the following definitions apply:
THC-A oil means a processed Cannabis plant extract that contains at least 15 percent tetrahydrocannabinol acid but not more than five percent tetrahydrocannabinol, or a dilution of the resin of the Cannabis plant that contains at least 50 milligrams of tetrahydrocannabinol acid per milliliter but not more than five percent tetrahydrocannabinol.
Cannabidiol oil means a processed Cannabis plant extract that contains at least 15 percent cannabidiol but no more than five percent tetrahydrocannabinol, or a dilution of the resin of the Cannabis plant that contains at least 50 milligrams of cannabidiol per milliliter but not more than five percent tetrahydrocannabinol.
Marijuana under Virginia law means any part of a plant of the genus Cannabis, whether growing or not, its seeds or resin; and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of such plant, its seeds, or its resin. Marijuana does not include any oily extract containing one or more cannabinoids unless such extract contains less than 12 percent of tetrahydrocannabinol by weight, or the mature stalks of such plant, fiber produced from such stalk, oil or cake made from the seed of such plant, unless such stalks, fiber, oil or cake is combined with other parts of plants of the genus Cannabis.