Louisiana Marijuana Possession Laws

louisiana marijuana possession lawsLouisiana Marijuana Possession Laws:

 

14g or less (first offense)Charge: Not ClassifiedIncarceration: 15 daysFine: $300
More than 14g – less than 2.5lbs (first offense)Charge: Not ClassifiedIncarceration: 6 monthsFine: $500
2.5 – less than 60lbsCharge: Not ClassifiedIncarceration: 2* – 10 yearsFine: $30,000
60 – less than 2000lbsCharge: FelonyIncarceration: 5* – 30 yearsFine: $100,000
2000 – less than 10,000lbsCharge: FelonyIncarceration: 10* – 40 yearsFine: $400,000
10,000lbs or moreCharge: FelonyIncarceration: 25* – 40 yearsFine: $1,000,000

 

For further information on Louisiana marijuana laws – including penalties for distribution and cultivation – click here (take note that the distribution laws are incredibly harsh, including a 5 year mandatory minimum for the distribution of any amount). For recent updates to Louisiana’s marijuana possession laws and other Louisiana-related stories, click here.