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Marijuana has been somewhat decriminalized in Missouri. If this is your daughter's first arrest, there is no possibility of jail because the statute doesn't allow for it. She could plead guilty, pay a fine in court and be done with it.
BUT, if she does that, she will have a drug conviction on her criminal history. That can hamper her both personally and professionally. For that reason, it would be beneficial for you to see to it that she has a lawyer for her court date. The lawyer may be able to get the charges dismissed, depending upon the facts and circumstances, or he could negotiate with the prosecutor for a disposition that keeps the conviction off of her record. Or, if the case is a strong one for the defense, it might be something that should be fought, perhaps all the way to trial.
I do not know what your question is because you just provided a fact pattern, but didn't say what you wanted to know. So if my response didn't touch upon what you wanted to learn, please tell me. I'll be happy to expand my answer.