Laws, Limits and Penalties
|Persons under the influence||Misdemeanor||6 months||$ 750|
|3 oz or less||Misdemeanor||12 months||$ 1,000|
|More than 3 oz||Felony||5 years||$ 10,000|
|Within 500 feet of a school is punishable by an additional $500 fine.|
|Sale or Distribution|
|Any amount||Felony||10 years||$ 10,000|
|Any amount||Misdemeanor||6 months||$ 1,000|
|Hash & Concentrates|
|0.3 g liquid or less||Misdemeanor||12 months||$ 1,000|
|More than 0.3 g liquid||Felony||5 years||$ 10,000|
|Possession of paraphernalia||not classified||6 months||$ 750|
The state allows conditional release or alternative or diversion sentencing for people facing their first prosecutions. Usually, conditional release lets a person opt for probation rather than trial. After successfully completing probation, the individual's criminal record does not reflect the charge.
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 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.