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Can Simple Possession Charges Be Elevated to Possession with Intent to Deliver?
Can Simple Possession Charges Be Elevated to Possession with Intent to Deliver?

In Pennsylvania, simple possession and possession with intent to deliver (PWID) are two separate charges. Simple possession is a misdemeanor punishable by up to 1 year in jail and fines. In contrast, PWID is a felony that includes fines and a prison sentence of up to 15 ...

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    In Pennsylvania, simple possession and possession with intent to deliver (PWID) are two separate charges. Simple possession is a misdemeanor punishable by up to 1 year in jail and fines. In contrast, ...

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