Drug Cultivation

Arizona has complicated medical marijuana laws with nuances that are still being worked out through the various levels of the Court system. If you are charged with cultivating marijuana for sale, it is important to approach a lawyer with a thorough understanding of the subtleties of Arizona’s medical marijuana laws. Lee Phillips is considered by his peers to have the most thorough understandings of medical marijuana laws in all of Northern Arizona. Our office will help defend your grow with legal arguments that address the complex and often conflicting applications of Arizona’s marijuana laws.


Felony Classes

  • Cultivation of less than two pounds of marijuana is a Class 5 felony, punishable by a sentence of six months to two and a half years.
  • Cultivation of between two and four pounds of marijuana is a Class 4 felony, punishable by a sentence of one to four years.
  • Cultivation of four pounds or more of marijuana is a Class 3 felony, punishable by a sentence of two to nine years.


A Note on Sentencing

Likely outcomes may vary depending upon the facts of the case, the judge, the prosecutor, and other factors. Sentences can increase in severity with a record of prior offenses.


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