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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-seven 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 an Assistant State Attorney in Florida before going in to private practice and representing good people in bad times who have been accused of criminal offenses.

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