(1) It is unlawful for any person to possess a controlled substance unless the substance was obtained directly from, or pursuant to, a valid prescription or order of a practitioner while acting in the course of his or her professional practice, or except as otherwise authorized by this chapter.
(2) Except as provided in RCW 69.50.4014
, any person who violates this section is guilty of a class C felony punishable under chapter 9A.20
(3) The possession, by a person twenty-one years of age or older, of useable marijuana or marijuana-infused products in amounts that do not exceed those set forth in RCW 69.50.360
(3) is not a violation of this section, this chapter, or any other provision of Washington state law. [2013 c 3 § 20 (Initiative Measure No. 502, approved November 6, 2012); 2003 c 53 § 334.
[2013 c 3 § 20 (Initiative Measure No. 502, approved November 6, 2012); 2003 c 53 § 334.]
Intent—2013 c 3 (Initiative Measure No. 502):
See note following RCW 69.50.101
Intent—Effective date—2003 c 53:
See notes following RCW 2.48.180