Athens, TN asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Tennessee

Q: I'm being charged with 1/2 a gram of marijuana introductory in to the jail. It wasn't tested and could have been cbd..

What can I be charged with

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Ross Matuszak
Ross Matuszak

A: Thank you for your question. You can be charged with violating T.C.A. 39-16-201, which is the introduction or possession of weapons, explosives, intoxicants or drugs into a penal institution where prisoners are quartered. Violation of this statute is a Class C Felony, so it is extremely important to contact an attorney immediately or have one appointed to represent you if you have not already.

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