Simple Possession of Marijuana in Florida

Possession of Marijuana in Florida of 20 grams or less is a 1st Degree Misdemeanor and punishable for a maximum of a year in the county jail.  In order for the government to successfully prove a Possession of Marijuana case against an individual they must prove two elements, 1)  Possession of the Marijuana 2) Knowledge of the Presence of the Marijuana.  The government can prove the first element by proof of actual or constructive possession.

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