Sec. 14-273. Possession of marijuana.

 

(a)    Any person knowingly or intentionally possessing marijuana weighing not more than one pound shall be guilty of an offense.

 

(b)    Any person knowingly or intentionally possessing marijuana weighing one ounce or less shall:

 

(1)       For the first offense, be guilty of an offense, receive a citation, be fined three hundred dollars ($300.00), and be assigned to attend a course as prescribed in Section 29-433 of the Nebraska Revised Statutes if the judge determines that attending such course is in the best interest of the individual defendant;

 

(2)       For the second offense, be guilty of an offense, receive a citation, be fined four hundred dollars ($400.00) and may be imprisoned not to exceed five (5) days; and

 

(3)       For the third and all subsequent offenses, be guilty of an offense, receive a citation, be fined five hundred dollars ($500.00) and be imprisoned not to exceed seven (7) days. 

 

Source:  Ord. No. 5088, 1, 8-17-09

State law reference--Similar provisions, R.R.S. 1943, 28-416(4), (6).