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Possession of Marijuana Virginia Code 18.2-250.1

Possession of marijuana in Virginia is a criminal offense unless a person has a valid prescription.  If you have been arrested in Richmond, Henrico or Chesterfield for unlawful possession of marijuana or other drug related charges, contact our Virginia criminal lawyers for a free case evaluation.

It is unlawful for any person knowingly or intentionally to possess marijuana unless the substance was obtained directly from, or pursuant to, a valid prescription or order of a practitioner while acting in the course of his professional practice, or except as otherwise authorized by the Drug Control Act (§ 54.1-3400 et seq.).

 

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Minor in Possession of Alcohol Virginia Code 4.1-304

Possession of alcohol by individuals under the age of 21 is a criminal offense in Virginia.  If you have been arrested in Richmond, Henrico or Chesterfield for minor in possession of alcohol, contact our Virginia criminal lawyers for a free case evaluation.

Virginia Underage Drinking Laws

§ 4.1-304. Persons to whom alcoholic beverages may not be sold; penalties.

No person shall, except pursuant to subdivisions 1 through 5 of § 4.1-200, sell any alcoholic beverages to any person when at the time of such sale he knows or has reason to believe that the person to whom the sale is made is (i) less than twenty-one years of age, (ii) interdicted, or (iii) intoxicated.

Any person convicted of a violation of this section shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.

 

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