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.|
Every state criminalizes driving under the influence of a controlled substance. Some jurisdictions also impose additional per se laws. 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. Read further information about cannabinoids and their impact on psychomotor performance. Additional information regarding cannabinoids and proposed per se limits is available online.
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 passed a medical CBD law allowing for the use of cannabis extracts that are high in CBD and low in THC in instances where a physician has recommended such treatment to a patient with a state-qualifying condition.
This state has medical marijuana laws enacted. Modern research suggests that cannabis is a valuable aid in the treatment of a wide range of clinical applications. These include pain relief, nausea, spasticity, glaucoma, and movement disorders. Marijuana is also a powerful appetite stimulant and emerging research suggests that marijuana's medicinal properties may protect the body against some types of malignant tumors, and are neuroprotective. For more information see: Medical Use.