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I shipped 3.5 grams of marijuana from California to Cleveland Ohio. Tracking reports that it has been seized. How much trouble am I In?

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It had a legal belt knife and 20 morphine pills

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Lawyer: RobertJDFL, Attorney replied 7 months ago
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Lawyer: RobertJDFL, Attorney replied 7 months ago

Good morning,

You are potentially in quite a bit of trouble. Postal inspectors fall under federal law, which means you could be charged in federal court with attempted delivery of a controlled substance under USC 841. That could land you in prison for years and/or the payment of a significant fine and probation.

Even if you are charged under state law, California's drug trafficking and distribution penalties is a felony charge and could result in a hefty fine and years in state prison.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I have a California medical marijuana card and this was for personal use. Does that matter?
Lawyer: RobertJDFL, Attorney replied 7 months ago
Unfortunately it does not. Shipping marijuana or other drugs through the mail is stil a crime. It’s possible the package may he seized and that is the end of things. However, what I would say is now, if you are contacted by the authorities, do not give a statement or answer any questions without speaking to a criminal lawyer. Do not talk to them without a lawyer. You are under no obligation to say anything, and cannot be compelled to answer anything.
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