Pending States

Kansas Marijuana Penalties

Offense

Penalty

Incarceration

  Max. Fine  

Possession

Any Amount (First offense)

Misdemeanor

6 months

$2,500

Any Amount (Second offense)

Felony

*10 month – 3.5 years

$100,000

* Mandatory minimum sentence.

Sale or Distribution

Any Amount

Felony

*1-5 years

$300,000

Within 1,000 feet of a school zone.

Felony

*4-7 years

$300,000

* Mandatory minimum sentence

Cultivation

5 plants of more.

Felony

12-17 years

N/A

Paraphernalia

Possession of paraphernalia.

Misdemeanor

1 year

$2,500

Miscellaneous

Kansas has a marijuana tax stamp law enacted.

 

Kansas Marijuana Possession Penalties

  1. Possession of any amount is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by a maximum of 1 year imprisonment and a maximum fine of $2,500.
  2. Subsequent convictions are felonies that are punishable by imprisonment for 10-42 months and a maximum fine of $100,000.

Kansas Marijuana Paraphernalia Penalties

  1. Possession of paraphernalia is a misdemeanor punishable by a maximum of 1 year imprisonment and a $2,500 fine.

Kansas Marijuana Sales Penalties

  1. Sale of any amount is a felony punishable by 14-51 months imprisonment and a maximum fine of $300,000.
  2. Sale within 1,000 feet of a school zone is a felony punishable by 46-83 months imprisonment and a maximum fine of $300,000.

Kansas has a marijuana tax stamp law enacted. Those who possess marijuana are legally required to affix state-issued stamps to the contraband. Failure to do so may result in a fine and/or a criminal sanction.