What are the penalties for a person over 18 years of age in York with 30 grams (one ounce) or less of cannabis-weed or less than 8 grams of Hash on their person in a public space who does not plan to sell it?

The penalties for a person in York over 18 years of age who has less than 30 grams of cannabis or less than 8 grams of Hash on their person in a public space can be fined of

$100 for the first time;

a fine of $250 for the second time; and

a fine of $500 for the third time caught.

The court may remove this fine if the person in trouble agrees to do community service.

This is the city law the police enforcement may choose to charge at the State and Federal level. York City Code § 718.99

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