Possession of Marijuana

This script discusses possession of marijuana charge. Topics include type of offense, what prosecutor must prove to convict the crime, amount of marijuana and penalties.

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The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
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possession of marijuana, crimes & offences, Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, prosecutor, convict, witnesses, prove beyond a reasonable doubt, criminal records, penalties, discharge, medical exceptions, Dial-A-Law
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