What is the Law on Delivery or Selling Marijuana in Texas?

What is the law on delivering or selling marijuana in Texas?

​Sec. 481.120.  OFFENSE:  DELIVERY OF MARIHUANA.  

(a)  Except as authorized by this chapter, a person commits an offense if the person knowingly or intentionally delivers marihuana.

(b)  An offense under Subsection (a) is:

(1)  a Class B misdemeanor if the amount of marihuana delivered is one-fourth ounce or less and the person committing the offense does not receive remuneration for the marihuana;

(2)  a Class A misdemeanor if the amount of marihuana delivered is one-fourth ounce or less and the person committing the offense receives remuneration for the marihuana;

(3)  a state jail felony if the amount of marihuana delivered is five pounds or less but more than one-fourth ounce;

(4)  a felony of the second degree if the amount of marihuana delivered is 50 pounds or less but more than five pounds;

(5)  a felony of the first degree if the amount of marihuana delivered is 2,000 pounds or less but more than 50 pounds; and

(6)  punishable by imprisonment in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for life or for a term of not more than 99 years or less than 10 years, and a fine not to exceed $100,000, if the amount of marihuana delivered is more than 2,000 pounds.

*Note – In Texas marijuana is called “marihuana” in the criminal context.*

Should I hire a Galveston, Texas MarijuanaLawyer?

Absolutely. If you have been arrested in Galveston, Texas for possession of marijuana, you should hire experienced marijuana lawyers as soon as possible. The lawyers at Zendeh Del & Associates, PLLC are experienced marijuana defense lawyers who will fight for your rights. Don’t go at it alone, call today.

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