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Am I immune from prosecution for possession of marijuana if I have a medical marijuana card?

Posted by John P. Rutkowski | Oct 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Possession, of a medical marijuana card in and of itself is not sufficient to claim immunity from prosecution. If arrested for possession of marijuana and a claim of immunity is asserted, the defendant must show that he/she is a qualifying patient along with a showing of having been diagnosed with a debilitating medical condition along with a physician's certification.

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Mr. Rutkowski has been practicing law for the past twenty-four years. Prior to going to law school Mr. Rutkowski served as a deputy sheriff before retiring to attend law school. Upon graduating law school Mr. Rutkowski served as a prosecutor in Florida before going in to private practice.


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