Ohio Marijuana Possession Penalties
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As with all other drug charges, an individual faces different degrees of charges depending on the amount of Marijuana that they are found possessing. Marijuana possession charges below 100 grams are a minor misdemeanor. Marijuana possession charges above 100 grams are criminal charges in Ohio that can vary from misdemeanors to felonies.
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100-200 grams - 4th degree misdemeanor
200-1,000 grams - 5th degree felony
1,000-5,000 grams - 3rd degree felony
5,000-20,000 - 3rd degree felony
Greater than 20,000 grams - 2nd degree felony