Cannabis has been legalized in Washington for both recreational and medical use, but marijuana still remains a highly regulated substance. Case in point: it is still illegal to grow your own marijuana plants. This kind of cultivation must be properly licensed and any citizen found growing their own marijuana plants could be exposed to serious criminal penalties.
If you've been accused of marijuana cultivation, it is advised you speak to trusted criminal defense counsel immediately. For more than a decade, the Seattle drug crime lawyers at Guadagno & Virant, PLLC have been protecting the rights of the accused. Both in and outside the courtroom, our team is ready to ensure your interests are spoken for and that the best possible outcome is aggressively pursued.
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When it comes to marijuana cultivation charges, Washington law makes no distinction between the accused's intent to use the plants for personal use or whether they planned to illegally sell cannabis. In either case, cultivation is considered a class C felony and can come with significant penalties.
As with other charges, repeat offenses can result in tougher penalties. If you've been charged, it's highly advised that you seek counsel immediately. Capable representation can determine any rights violations in the case against you and ensure that receive the consideration you deserve before our criminal justice system. That is the quality of counsel that our Seattle drug crime lawyers are ready to provide and we're ready to hear your story today.
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