A person is guilty of criminal possession of marihuana in the second degree when he knowingly and unlawfully possesses one or more preparations, compounds, mixtures or substances containing marihuana and the preparations, compounds, mixtures or substances are of an aggregate weight of more than sixteen ounces.

Terms Used In N.Y. Penal Law 221.25

  • felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.

Criminal possession of marihuana in the second degree is a class D felony.