This is the lowest drug possession charge. You can be charged with this anytime you knowingly and unlawfully possess a controlled substance. Weights and types are irrelevant here. If the drug fits the definition of a controlled substance, you may be charged with this offense. CPCS 7th is a class A misdemeanor. You face up to 1 year in local jail, up to 3 years of probation, and a maximum fine of $1,000. You could also be ordered to engage in some type of rehabilitation or substance abuse counseling and may also be required to perform community service.