Legal States

Delaware Marijuana Penalties

Offense

Penalty

Incarceration

  Max. Fine  

Possession

Any amount

misdemeanor

6 mos

$ 1,150

Within 1,000 ft of a school

felony

15 years

$ 250,000

Within 300 feet of park, recreation area, church, synagogue or other place of worship

felony

15 years

$ 250,000

Distribution, Sale, or Manufacture

Any amount

felony

5 years

$ 10,000

5 - 100 lbs

felony

2* - 25 years

$ 25,000

100 - 500 lbs

felony

4* - 25 years

$ 50,000

Over 500 lbs

felony

8* - 25 years

$ 100,000

To a person under the age of 14 - 21

felony

5 years

$ 10,000

Using a minor to distribute drugs

felony

10 years

$ 250,000

Within 300 feet of park, recreation area, church, synagogue or other place of worship

felony

15 years

$ 250,000

* Mandatory minimum sentence

Trafficking

5 - 100 lbs

felony

2* - 25 years

$ 25,000

100 - 500 lbs

felony

4* - 25 years

$ 50,000

500 lbs or more

felony

8* - 25 years

$ 100,000

* Mandatory minimum sentence

Hash & Concentrates

Penalties for hashish are the same as for marijuana. Please see the marijuana penalties section for further details.

Paraphernalia

Use or possesses with the intent to use

misdemeanor

1 year

$ 2,300

Deliver or possesses with the intent to deliver

felony

2 years

$ 0

Deliver to a minor who is under 18 years

felony

3 years

$ 0

Forfeiture

All substances, raw materials, products, equipment, property, vehicles, research products, paraphernalia, money and other assets can be seized.

Miscellaneous

First time offenders may be placed on probation instead of sent to prison or fined.