98.11.01 Possession or Use of Marijuana. No person shall knowingly or intentionally possess or use marijuana except as authorized by state law. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 93 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.
Drug offenses in Michigan can be prosecuted by State prosecutors, cities, or in Federal Court. This blog does not address Federal drug charges. For any drug offense it is important to retain a great lawyer, such as attorney Daniel Hilf.
The basic elements of the crime of possession of a controlled substance are:
(1) The Defendant possessed a controlled substance;