Marijuana and Self Medication

by Richard Jones  - May 23, 2023

What should do if you are depressed and use weed to self medicate?

– DW, Texas


Stop using weed (marijuana) to relax or self medicate. It’s illegal and you will go to jail or ultimately to prison. While many judges are sympathetic, they will enforce the law. Juries will enforce the law as well. As a criminal defense with experience in mental health issues, I help my clients receive the treatment they need. I can present evidence of mental health issues and try for a dismissal or mental health probation.

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Austin criminal defense attorney Richard Jones. This legal practice is dedicated to helping individuals like you—those caught in the crosshairs of criminal allegations and in dire need of dependable legal counsel. Richard also proficient in handling allegations related to theft crimes and is prepared to assist you during this stressful time.