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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI and Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Minnesota on
Q: is it illegal to be underage and high, even if i have nothing on my person/car/property
Thomas C Gallagher
Thomas C Gallagher
answered on Sep 21, 2022

In law school we learn that there is one answer to every legal question: "It depends." It could be illegal to be underage and high, if that person "drives, operates, or is in control of any type of motor vehicle" in Minnesota. To pick another random example, in Minnesota an... Read more »

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Q: the state of Minnesota is the smell of weed in a home probable cause to get a warrant to search it?
Thomas C Gallagher
Thomas C Gallagher
answered on May 4, 2022

It shouldn't be. now that hemp flower is legal, and now that medical cannabis patients can lawfully smoke cannabis flower in their home. But, some law enforcement officers and some judges may not be up to date. So, it's probably a good idea to be careful about that.

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Q: My car was seized because of a felony amount of marijuana will I get it back? Scott county mn

I was driving and got pulled over for not fully stopping at a stop sign. I had an odor of weed in my car. They gave me a notice of seizure and intent to forfeit. How do I get it back?

William Bailey
William Bailey
answered on Nov 22, 2020

Hiring an attorney is going to be the best chance. At a minimum you should get a consult.

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3 Answers | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law and Criminal Law for Minnesota on
Q: I had a jar, a glass pipe, and lighter and less than 1.5 grams of weed. I was smoking and a cop pulled up.

he just took the jar. I gave him my id and then he wrote what looks like my license number and my DOB down. and then he said we can go on our way. What do you think will happen? he was really nice about it but he says he was going to weigh it and then destroy it and that it looks like I would be... Read more »

William Bailey
William Bailey
answered on Sep 9, 2020

Could be that nothing happens. Could be that you receive a citation for possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle. If convicted, you could lose your license. It would be wise to have a lawyer help you with this. Many of us offer free consultations.

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