Marijuana is definitely illegal in West Virginia and the laws and punishments around using it are strict. For example, possession of any amount is a misdemeanor, punishable by 3-6 months in jail and a $1,000 fine. If the officer believes there is intent to distribute the punishment can be much greater. Here are some other punishments for *getting caught using marijuana in West Virginia:
Distributing or cultivating any amount is a felony, punishable by 1-5 years in jail and a $15,000 fine.
Distributing to a minor or within 1,000 feet of a school is a felony, punishable by a mandatory sentence of at least 2 years in prison and a $15,000 fine.
Transporting any amount into the state with the intent to distribute is a felony, punishable by 1-5 years in jail and a $15,000 fine.
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