Massachusetts Marijuana Possession Laws

Massachusetts Marijuana Possession LawsMassachusetts Marijuana Possession Laws:


1 ounce or less:

Penalty: Civil infraction up to $100.


More than 1 ounce (first offense):

Penalty: Misdemeanor with up to 6 months in jail and/or a maximum fine of $500.


More than 1 ounce (subsequent offenses):

Penalty: Misdemeanor with up to 1 year in jail and/or a maximum fine of $2,000.


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