How much marijuana do you have to possess to be in trouble? None, as it turns out. Possessing drug paraphernalia in Fort Worth or Arlington can include: bongs, grinders, clips, large quantities of cash, even plastic baggies is a class c misdemeanor with a fine of up to $500.
There are collateral consequences to receiving a possession of marijuana conviction. It will affect your current and future employment. It may also prevent you from getting student loans. Certainly students holding visas jeopardize their chances of even staying in the country.
Tarrant County can also prosecute any “usable amount” of marijuana, which can be as small as half an ounce, while a quantity of more than four ounces can land you in state jail for a minimum of 180 days.
Drivers License Suspension
Your drivers license will be suspended for one year, if you are under the age of 21 and have received a jail sentence for possession of marijuana. If you are 21 or older, your license will be suspended for six months.