Marijuana is Decriminalized in CT as of July 1, 2011

If you are older than 21 and get caught with less than one-half ounce of marijuana (about 30 joints) you will be issued an infraction. (the equivalent of a traffic ticket – no criminal record) The infraction carries a $150 fine.

If you are under 21 you will get the same ticket, but also face a 60-day driver’s license suspension. (the same as possession of alcohol by a minor)

Fines for subsequent offenses range from $200 to $500. Three or more offenses requires to drug counseling at their own expense.

Contact the Law Offices of Gregg W. Wagman at:
70 Howard Street Suite C
New London, CT 06320
860-444-0100 office

Serving the Eastern Connecticut region including the Northeastern towns of Thompson, Putnam,
Brooklyn, Colchester, Willimantic, Marlborough, Lebanon and Plainfield and the Southeastern towns of Old Saybrook, Old Lyme,East Lyme,Waterford, New London, Groton, Salem, Ledyard, Montville, Mystic, Norwich, Voluntown, Preston, Stonington, North Stonington and New London

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