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Federal Marijuana Laws: An Overview

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Throughout the U.S., there are a large assortment of cannabis laws at the state level. But what are the federal marijuana laws? Below is a chart of federal marijuana laws provided by the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML):   Offense Penalty Incarceration   Max. Fine Possession Any amount (first offense) misdemeanor 1 …

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Louisiana Marijuana Possession Laws

Louisiana Marijuana Possession Laws:   14g or less (first offense) Charge: Not Classified Incarceration: 15 days Fine: $300 More than 14g – less than 2.5lbs (first offense) Charge: Not Classified Incarceration: 6 months Fine: $500 2.5 – less than 60lbs Charge: Not Classified Incarceration: 2* – 10 years Fine: $30,000 60 – less than 2000lbs …

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Kentucky Marijuana Possession Laws

Kentucky Marijuana Possession Laws:   Up to 8 ounces: Penalty: Misdemeanor with up to 45 days in jail and/or a maximum fine of $250.   Anything above 8 ounces is considered for distribution purposes. Below is Kentucky’s distribution laws:   Less than 8 oz (first offense) Misdemeanor Incarceration: 1 year Fine: $500 Less than 8 …

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California Marijuana Possession Laws

California Marijuana Possession Laws:   28.5 grams or less (18 and older): Penalty: Maximum fine of $100.   28.5 grams or less (under 18) Penalty: Misdemeanor with up to 10 days in a detention center and a maximum $250 fine.   28.5 grams or less while on school grounds: Penalty: Misdemeanor with up to 10 …

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