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For this, I strongly suggest that you retain a criminal defense lawyer. The lawyer can contact the prosecutor to work out a deal whereby you agree to admit that the drugs were yours, and whereby your friend is off the hook and you have the smallest punishment possible. If you try to handle this alone without a lawyer, then there is a good chance that you both will be prosecuted, and that you have a larger sentence than you otherwise would have.
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No, you will not likely go to jail just because you lied to the police at the time. Of course, it's possible that you could go to jail for the drugs. That is up to the judge. But lying to the police will not likely increase your sentence at all.
Yes, it is possible that you could get a short jail sentence even if the amount of drugs was small, even if you've never been in trouble with the law before, and even if the charge is just a misdemeanor. It could go either way. The judge could merely put you on probation, or give you a fine or community service. But he could also sentence you to a few days or months in jail.
Realistically, based upon what you wrote here, jail is unlikely. But it is not impossible.
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