Pending States

Missouri Marijuana Penalties

Offense

Penalty

Incarceration

  Max. Fine  

Possession

Less than 35 g.

Misdemeanor

1 year

$ 1,000

35 g. - 30 kg.

Felony

1 year

$5,000

30 g. - 100 kg.

Felony

5 - 15 years

$ 20,000

More than 100 kg.      

Felony

10 years - Life

$ 20,000

Possession of more than 100 kilograms is considered trafficking.

Sale, Trafficking or Distribution

Less than 5 g.

Felony

7 years

$ 5,000

5 g. - 30 kg.

Felony

5 - 15 years

$ 20,000

30 g. - 100 kg.

Felony

10 years - Life

$ 20,000

More than 100 kg.

Felony

10 years – Life*

$ 20,000

Within 2000 feet of a school or 1000 feet of public housing.

N/A

10 years - Life

$ 20,000

* No probation or parole.

Hash & Concentrates

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

Paraphernalia

Possession of paraphernalia

Misdemeanor

1 year

$1,000

Sale of paraphernalia

Felony

5 years

$5,000

 

Missouri Marijuana Possession Penalties

  1. Possession of less than 35 grams is a Class A misdemeanor which is punishable by a maximum sentence of 1 year imprisonment and a maximum fine of $1,000.
  2. Possession of 35 grams- 30 kilograms is a Class C felony which is punishable by a maximum sentence of 1 year imprisonment and a maximum fine of $5,000.
  3. Possession of 30-100 kilograms is considered trafficking and is a Class B felony punishable by a sentence of 5-15 years and a fine of $5,000-$20,000.
  4. Possession of more than 100 kilograms is considered trafficking and is a Class A felony punishable by 10 years-life imprisonment and fine of $5,000-$20,000.

Missouri Marijuana Intent To Sell Penalties

  1. The sale or manufacture of 5 grams or less is a Class C felony which is punishable by up to 7 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $5,000.
  2. The sale or manufacture of 5 grams-30 kilograms is a Class B felony which is punishable by a sentence of 5-15 years imprisonment and a fine of $5,000-$20,000.
  3. The sale of 30-100 kilograms is a Class A felony which is punishable by a sentence of 10 years-life imprisonment and a fine of $5,000-$20,000.
  4. The sale of 100 kilograms or more is a Class A felony which is punishable by a sentence of 10 years-life imprisonment with no probation or parole and a fine of $5,000-$20,000.
  5. Sale within 2,000 feet of a school or 1,000 feet of public housing is punishable by a sentence of 10 years-life imprisonment and a fine of $5,000-$20,000.

Missouri Marijuana Paraphernalia Penalties

  1. The possession of paraphernalia is a misdemeanor which is punishable by a maximum sentence of 1 year imprisonment and a maximum fine of $1,000.
  2. The sale of paraphernalia is a felony which is punishable by a maximum sentence of 5 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $5,000.

Possession or use of marijuana results in a driver's license suspension if the offender is under the age of 21 at the time the offense was committed.