Pending States

Alabama Marijuana Penalties

Offense

Penalty

Incarceration

  Max. Fine  

Possession

Personal Use

Any Amount

Misdemeanor

1 year

$6,000

Other Than Personal Use

Any Amount

Felony

1*-10 years

$ 15,000

* Mandatory minimum sentence.

Sale

Any Amount

Felony

2*-20 years

$30,000

To a Minor

Felony

10 years- Life

$60,000

Within 3 miles of a school or a public housing project.

Felony

5 years

N/A

* Mandatory minimum sentence.

Trafficking

2.2 lbs. - 100 lbs.

Felony

3 years*

$ 25,000

100 lbs. - 500 lbs.

Felony

5 years*

$ 50,000

500 lbs. - 1,000 lbs.

Felony

15 years*

$ 200,000

* Mandatory minimum sentence, and a possible sentence of 10-99 years.

Hash & Concentrates

Possession

Felony

1 day - 10 years

N/A

Manufacture

Felony

2 - 20 years

$30,000

Paraphernalia

Sale or possession of paraphernalia

Misdemeanor

1 year

$2,000

Sale of paraphernalia to a minor

Felony

2 - 20 years

$30,000

 

Alabama Marijuana Sale Penalties

1.) Sale of a controlled substance in Alabama is a Class B felony punishable with a minimum sentence of 2 years and a maximum sentence of 20 years, along with a maximum fine of $30,000.

2.) The sale to a minor is a felony which is punishable by a sentence of 10 years-life imprisonment and a maximum fine of $60,000.

3.) Sale within 3 miles of a school or a public housing project is an additional felony punishable by an additional sentence of 5 years imprisonment.

Note: The imposition of the sentence will not be suspended and probation will not be granted.


Alabama Marijuana Cultivation Penalties

1.) The sale, cultivation, or manufacture of 2.2 lbs- 100 lbs. is considered trafficking and is a felony punishable by a mandatory minimum sentence of 3 years imprisonment and a possible sentence of 10-99 years, as well as a maximum fine of $25,000.

2.) The sale, cultivation, or manufacture of 100 lbs.- 500 lbs. is a felony punishable by a mandatory minimum sentence of 5 years and a maximum fine of $50,000.

3.) The sale, cultivation, or manufacture of 500 lbs.-1,000 lbs. is a felony punishable by a mandatory minimum sentence of 15 years and a maximum fine of $200,000.


Alabama Marijuana Miscellaneous Information

1.) A marijuana conviction will result in a 6 month driver’s license suspension.

2.) Sale or possession of paraphernalia is a misdemeanor punishable by a maximum sentence of 1 year imprisonment and a maximum fine of $2,000.

3.) Sale of paraphernalia to a minor 3 or more years younger than the seller is a felony punishable by 2-20 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $30,000.