The state of Texas takes the welfare of its children extremely seriously.
drug crimes in the Lone Star State are associated with severe penalties.
The Texas Controlled Substances Act defines “deliver” as transferring
– actively or constructively – to another individual a controlled
substance, counterfeit substance, or drug paraphernalia. The term also
includes offering to sell a controlled substance, counterfeit substance,
or drug paraphernalia. In other words, delivery is the same as a sale in Texas.
While selling just seven grams – which is roughly one-quarter ounce) of
marijuana to an adult is punishable by a maximum jail sentence of 180 days, selling
any amount of cannabis to a minor is considered a felony. The felony conviction
is punishable by a maximum prison sentence of 20 years. If a drug was
sold within a drug-free zone, the penalties associated with the crime
Arrested for Delivering or Selling Drugs to a Minor in TX?
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