Laws, Limits and Penalties
|Less than 1 oz||Misdemeanor||6 months||$ 1,000|
|1 oz - 1 lb||Misdemeanor||1 year||$ 2,500|
|1 - 100 lbs||Felony||5 years||$ 5,000|
|More than 100 lbs||Felony||1 - 15 years||$ 10,000|
|Any amount||Felony||5 years||$ 5,000|
|In the presence of a minor or within 1000 ft of a school and other designated public areas is subject to increased penalties.|
|See Possession section for details.|
|Hash & Concentrates|
|Penalties for hashish are the same as for marijuana. Please see the Penalty Details section for further information.|
|Possession of paraphernalia||Misdemeanor||6 months||$ 1,000|
|Sale of paraphernalia||Misdemeanor||1 year||$ 2,500|
|To a minor||Felony||5 years||$ 5,000|
|Any conviction will result in a driver's license suspension for 6 months.|
This state has a per se drugged driving law enacted. In their strictest form, these laws forbid drivers from operating a motor vehicle if they have a detectable level of an illicit drug or drug metabolite (i.e., compounds produced from chemical changes of a drug in the body, but not necessarily psychoactive themselves) present in their bodily fluids above a specific, state-imposed threshold.
This state has an active hemp industry or has authorized research. Hemp is a distinct variety of the plant species cannabis sativa L. that contains minimal (less than 1%) amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the primary psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. Various parts of the plant can be utilized in the making of textiles, paper, paints, clothing, plastics, cosmetics, foodstuffs, insulation, animal feed, and other products. .
This state has a marijuana tax stamp law enacted. This law mandates that those who possess marijuana are legally required to purchase and affix state-issued stamps onto his or her contraband. Failure to do so may result in a fine and/or criminal sanction.