Marijuana charges in Austin, TX
Is marijuana legal in Austin, TX?
Though possession of small amounts of marijuana (less than 4 ounces) in Austin is becoming less criminalized, possession of marijuana is still a punishable offense. A felony amount of marijuana is over 1 ounce.
If you were caught in possession of marijuana or dealing marijuana in Austin, TX, you will likely face fines and possibly even jail time.
If you were arrested with prescription drugs in your possession for which you do not have a legal prescription for, you will be arrested. If you are charged with an intent to distribute the prescription drugs as well, your penalties will be even higher. Prescription drugs include Xanax, Valium, Adderall, Vyvanse and Oxycodone.
With the amount of college students in Austin, TX, acquiring "study drugs," or prescription drug stimulants that can aid a student's focus and help them stay awake, is common. If you have been arrested for possessing a study drug in Austin, TX, you need to hire drug defense attorney Diana Buss.