1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Penal
  4. Part 3: Specific Offenses
  5. Title M: Offenses Against Public Health and Morals
  6. Article 221: Offenses Involving Marihuana


Section 221.20 Criminal possession of marihuana in the third degree

Penal (PEN)

  A person is guilty of criminal possession of marihuana in the third degree when he knowingly and unlawfully possesses one or more preparations, compounds, mixtures or substances containing marihuana and the preparations, compounds, mixtures or substances are of an aggregate weight of more than eight ounces.

  Criminal possession of marihuana in the third degree is a class E felony.