Maryland Marijuana Possession Laws

marylandMaryland Marijuana Possession Laws:


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.


For further information on Maryland marijuana laws – including penalties for cultivation – click here. For recent updates to Maryland”s marijuana possession laws and other Maryland-related stories, click here.

About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.


  1. bebe

    Judge not less you be judged let her folks handle her all these people hating on a 18yr old is crazy she’s a kid they mess up I’d rather see her have a toke than a bottle of booze pot does not KILL give the kid a break !!

  2. bebe

    She’s a kid people back off and let her parents take care of it !! Judge not less You be judged

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