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Schedule IV Substances MCL 333.7217, 7218
Possesion Schedule IV
In Michigan a marijuana charge and sentence largely dependant on the amount you have when arrested. Also taken into consideration is the way it is packaged and the amount of cash on hand in relation to the possession at the time. However, if it appears that you just had enough for personal use, you may only be facing a possession charge.
Michigan law is unusual in that it includes separate penalties for the possession and use of marijuana. Possession of any amount of marijuana – whether several ounces or a single gram – is a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail and a fine of up to $2,000. Separately, use of marijuana is also a misdemeanor, but punishable by 90 days in jail and a fine of not more than $100. Lastly, possession in or within 1,000 feet of a public or private park can land the offender in jail for up to 2 years.
Under Michigan Law if an officer has reason to believe that you have smoked or ingested any amount of marijuana they can arrest you and you can be given a blood test. If there is any trace amount of THC, you can be charged with operating while under the influence of druges( OWI.)
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Schedule IV Substances MCL 333.7217, 7218

These drugs have a low risk of abuse and limited addictive tendencies.

  • Rohypnol
  • Valium
  • Xanax

  • Having any ammount of marijuana can get you Up to 1year in prison and $2000 in fines.

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