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Marijuana Tickets

Justice Court has jurisdiction over tickets for the violation of Possession of Less Than One Ounce of Marijuana.

The violation has a minimum fine of $653 and a maximum fine of $1093. In addition, the Legislature requires that the court direct the Oregon DMV to suspend the defendant's driving privileges for a six month period.

DIVERSION. If a defendant has not been convicted of any substance abuse crimes or violations and is not now or in the past participated in a substance abuse diversion program, a defendant may choose to petition the court for a Marijuana Diversion. Diversion lasts for one year and requires the defendant to be drug free, to be evaluated by a drug evaluator, and to participate in the treatment or counseling that the evaluator may recommend.

The costs for diversion are a $335 court fee, $150 to the evaluator, and the cost of the treatment program.

A diversion petition form is available from the court.

The Oregon Health Division operates the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program.

Justice of the Peace
Judge Carol Roberts
PO Box 376
Canyonville, OR 97417
Judge Russell Trump
PO Box 513
Drain, OR 97435
Judge Candace Hissong
PO Box 325
Glendale, OR 97442
Judge Stephen Miller
680 Fir St
Reedsport, OR 97467
Fax: (541)271-4869



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