What to do about medical marijuana and a possession ticket?

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What to do about medical marijuana and a possession ticket?

My cousin, my friend and I were hanging out in my friends car eating food. A police officer walked up to the window and told us it smelled like pot. My friend showed him his medical marijuana license, and the officer told us all to step out of the car while he searched it. The cop took my friends marijuana and all his marijuana paraphernalia, including his medical card. He than wrote every one of us possession of marijuana tickets and my friend a drug paraphernalia ticket. Will this hold in court?

Asked on October 28, 2012 under Criminal Law, Colorado

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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

I suggest that you consult with a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible about what happened. If one of you had a medical marijuana card and that person had possession of the marijuana, then what law enforcement did was wrong in not only citing all but also with taking the items taken.


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