Less than 10 grams:
Penalty: Civil infraction up to $100 (up to $500 if caught consuming in public).
10 grams to 50 pounds:
Penalty: Misdemeanor with up to 1 year in jail and/or a maximum fine of $1,000.
50 pounds or more:
Penalty: Felony with a 5 year mandatory minimum sentence and/or a maximum fine of $100,000.
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