Pending States

Georgia Marijuana Penalties

Offense

Penalty

Incarceration

  Max. Fine  

Possession

Personal Use

1 oz. or less

Misdemeanor

1 year

$1,000

More than 1 oz.

Felony

1-10 years

N/A

With Intent To Distribute

10 lbs. or less

Felony

1-10 years

N/A

10 lbs. - 2000 lbs.

Felony

5 - 30 years

$100,000

2000 lbs. - 10,000 lbs.

Felony

7 - 30 years

$250,000

More than 10,000 lbs.

Felony

15 - 30 years

$1,000,000

Within 1,000 feet of school grounds, a park, or a housing project, or in a drug free zone.

Felony

20-40 years

$40,000

Sale or Delivery

10 lbs. or less

Felony

1-10 years

N/A

10 lbs. - 2000 lbs.

Felony

5 - 30 years

$100,000

2000 lbs. - 10,000 lbs.

Felony

7 - 30 years

$250,000

More than 10,000 lbs.

Felony

15 - 30 years

$1,000,000

Within 1,000 feet of school grounds, a park, or a housing project, or in a drug free zone.

Felony

20-40 years

$40,000

Cultivation

10 lbs. or less

Felony

1-10 years

N/A

10 lbs. - 2000 lbs.

Felony

5 - 30 years

$100,000

2000 lbs. - 10,000 lbs.

Felony

7 - 30 years

$250,000

More than 10,000 lbs.

Felony

15 - 30 years

$1,000,000

Within 1,000 feet of school grounds, a park, or a housing project, or in a drug free zone.

Felony

20-40 years

$40,000

Hash & Concentrates

Possession

Felony

1-15 years

N/A

Manufacturing, distributing, selling, or possessing with the intent to distribute.

Felony

5 - 30 years

N/A

Subsequent offenses carry stricter penalties.

Paraphernalia

Possession or sale of paraphernalia

Misdemeanor

1 year

$1,000

Second and third offenses carry additional penalties and fines.

Miscellaneous

Abandoning marijuana in a public place.

Misdemeanor

1 year

$1,000

Involving a minor.

Felony

5 - 20 years

$20,000

Distribution of marijuana flavored product.

Misdemeanor

N/A

$500

Use of any communications facility     

Felony

1-4 years

$30,000

Any conviction of a marijuana possession, sale, or cultivation offense results in suspension of driving license.