Is smoking marijuana a misdemeanor or a felony?
Pending if your caught with possesion or intent to sell, if you just get caught with a little weed its a misdemeanor. If the 5-0 finds a lot of weed and perhaps a few baggies they might try to give you intent to sell which is a felony
It depends on the quantity in possesion and state you are in. In states such as California, Oregon, and Washington small amounts are misdimenors; larger amount they may add Possesioin with intent to sell if it is anything under an ounce of marijuana its a misdemeanor, and ounce or over is a felony. However some states such as Utah, marijuana is a felony despite the amount of possession
Can you still join the navy as a navy diver if you have charges of possession of marijuana and paraphernalia?
It depends on if you were charged at the misdemeanor or felony level. If it was the former, then you can apply for a waiver. If it was a felony, then you can request to have it reduced to a misdemeanor, so long as you did not serve prison time. Probation does not affect this. If the charges are reduced, then you can apply for the waiver. You should talk to a Navy recruiter for…