Washington Drug Paraphernalia

Possession of drug paraphernalia in Washington State

Possession of drug paraphernalia in Washington State is a misdemeanor punishable by up to 90 days in jail and a $1,000 file. Possession of drug paraphernalia for use of marijuana is not illegal.

 

Paraphernalia Charges:

  • Possession of drug paraphernalia is a misdemeanor.

Burden of Proof

For conviction, the prosecutor must prove that you used the paraphernalia in conjunction with a controlled substance. This can be shown by the presence of drug residue, proximity to certain drug related items (i.e., small zip-lock baggies, large amounts of cash, scales, etc.), or proximity to a controlled substance (i.e., a pipe located next to a bag of marijuana).

Accused of a Washington State drug or VUCSA crime?

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