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New Jersey Marijuana Distribution Law: N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5

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As you can see from our Marijuana Distribution Page, the penalties for Distribution of Marijuana in New Jersey are severe. We represent clients who have been charged with growing and selling marijuana throughout Ocean County, including Seaside Heights, Berkeley Township, Stafford Township, Point Pleasant, Lacey Township, Lakewood, and Jackson. For more information on these charges, please see the New Jersey Marijuana Distribution statute in its entirety below. Also, to discuss your specific marijuana charges with a knowledgeable NJ marijuana distribution attorney, contact our Toms River office at (848) 238-2100. We are available 24/7 to assist you are consultations are always provided free of charge.

Marijuana Distribution in New Jersey: N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5

N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5 governs drug charges for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute which states:

a. Except as authorized by P.L. 1970, c. 226, it shall be unlawful for any person knowingly or purposely:

(1) To manufacture, distribute or dispense, or to possess or have under his control with intent to manufacture, distribute or dispense, a controlled dangerous substance or controlled substance analog; or

(2) To create, distribute, or possess or have under his control with intent to distribute, a counterfeit controlled dangerous substance.

b. Any person who violates subsection a. with respect to:

(10) (a) Marijuana in a quantity of 25 pounds or more including any adulterants or dilutants, or 50 or more marijuana plants, regardless of weight, or hashish in a quantity of five pounds or more including any adulterants or dilutants, is guilty of a crime of the first degree. Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection a. of N.J.S.A. 2C:43-3, a fine of up to $ 300,000.00 may be imposed;

(b) Marijuana in a quantity of five pounds or more but less than 25 pounds including any adulterants or dilutants, or 10 or more but fewer than 50 marijuana plants, regardless of weight, or hashish in a quantity of one pound or more but less than five pounds, including any adulterants and dilutants, is guilty of a crime of the second degree;

(11) Marijuana in a quantity of one ounce or more but less than five pounds including any adulterants or dilutants, or hashish in a quantity of five grams or more but less than one pound including any adulterants or dilutants, is guilty of a crime of the third degree except that, notwithstanding the provisions of subsection b. of N.J.S.A. 2C:43-3, a fine of up to $ 25,000.00 may be imposed;

(12) Marijuana in a quantity of less than one ounce including any adulterants or dilutants, or hashish in a quantity of less than five grams including any adulterants or dilutants, is guilty of a crime of the fourth degree;

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If you or your loved one has been charged with distribution of marijuana of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute in Seaside Park, Manchester, Brick, Beach Haven, Lavallette, or elsewhere in Ocean County, please feel free to contact the Law Offices of Proetta & Oliver at any time to build a case strategy customized to meet your needs. We are conveniently located in Toms River and can be reached at (848) 238-2100. Our Ocean County marijuana distribution lawyers are standy by to assist you.

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