Alabama is serious about the enforcement of all its laws regarding drug offenses. That may not be the case in every state these days, but it is here — particularly in Baldwin County.
Possession of Marijuana II
This is probably the most common drug-related offense. Today, many people don’t consider smoking a little weed to be morally wrong. However, I assure you that the police and the judges in South Alabama are concerned with the law — not personal morality. Just because it does not seem like a big deal to you does not mean that the court is going to see it that way. POM II is a Class A Misdemeanor which means that it carries up to one year in the County jail and a fine of up to $6000 for the first offense.
Possession Marijuana I
In Alabama, a second conviction for possession of marijuana for personal use (see POM II above) becomes a Class D Felony, which means that the possible penalty bumps up to a potential five years in the State penitentiary. As I said above, you may not think a little weed is a big deal, but Alabama does.
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