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2018 Regular Session



Criminal Law – Possession With Intent to Distribute Marijuana – Presumption

Sponsored by:

Senator Zirkin


In the House - Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Establishing a presumption that a quantity of marijuana that is equal to or less than the quantity for which a person must be charged by citation under certain provisions of law is not a sufficient quantity to reasonably indicate under all circumstances an intent to distribute or dispense marijuana; and authorizing the State to rebut a certain presumption by showing evidence of an intent to sell marijuana.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Zirkin
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee HearingJudiciary
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Cannabis -see also- Smoking
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law

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March 9, 2018 2:18 P.M.