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Possession Of Synthetic Marijuana In Wisconsin Is Illegal

Possession Of Synthetic Marijuana In Wisconsin Is IllegalAlthough it may be legal in other states, marijuana use and possession is illegal in Wisconsin. This includes the use and possession of synthetic marijuana. Wisconsin considers synthetic marijuana to be a controlled substance, which makes the use, possession, and/or sale of the drug illegal.

Synthetic Marijuana Has Been Illegal Since 2011

Some of the confusion surrounding possession of synthetic marijuana in Wisconsin may come down to the fact that it wasn’t considered an illegal substance by the state until 2011. Prior to that, synthetic marijuana was available over-the-counter at gas stations and convenience shops. Now, however, things are quite different and the penalties severe.

Penalties For Possession Of Synthetic Marijuana In Wisconsin

Possession of synthetic marijuana in this state is made illegal by Wisconsin Statute 961.41(3g)(em). Fines can be as high as $1,000.  Jail sentences as long as 6 months may be handed down for a first conviction. A second conviction is considered a Class I felony which may result in fines as high as $10,000 and/or a prison term as long as 3 years, 6 months. Repeat offenses are also classified as a Class I felony and carry the same penalties. These penalties apply only to possession charges. Depending on the specifics of your situation, additional charges, fines, and penalties may apply.

Make An Appointment With Eisenberg Law Offices To Fight Drug Possession Charges

Although possession of synthetic marijuana may seem like a minor infraction, it’s not. It’s a serious crime, carrying severe penalties that may haunt you for the rest of your life. If you have been charged with possession or some other drug charge you need to contact a drug defense attorney at Eisenberg Law Offices immediately. Our criminal defense attorneys have a strong record of success in fighting drug charges. Contact us to discuss the details of your case, learn more about the penalties facing you, and go over your defense options. Arrange a free consultation by calling us at 608-256-8356 or emailing today.]]>


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