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Alabama Marijuana Penalties

Alabama Marijuana Penalties

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 year and 1 day* – 10 years $ 15,000
* Mandatory minimum sentence and fine

Sale

Any amount Felony 2* – 20 years $ 30,000
By a person over 18 to a minor Felony 10 years – life $ 60,000
Within 3 mile radius of a school or a public housing project Felony 5 years N/A
* Mandatory minimum sentence and fine

Trafficking

In excess of 2.2 lbs – less than 100 lbs Felony 3 years* $ 25,000
100 lbs – less than 500 lbs Felony 5 years* $ 50,000
500 lbs – less than 1,000 lbs Felony 15 years* $ 200,000
* Mandatory minimum sentence and fine

Cultivation

Manufacture 2nd Degree Felony 2* – 20 years $ 30,000
Manufacture 1st Degree Felony 10 years – life $ 60,000
* Mandatory minimum sentence and fine

Hash & Concentrates

Possession Felony 1 year and 1 day – 10 years $ 15,000
Manufacture 2nd Degree Felony 2 – 20 years $ 30,000
Manufacture 1st Degree Felony 10 years – life $ 60,000

Paraphernalia

Use or possession of paraphernalia with intent to use Misdemeanor 1 year $ 6,000
Delivery or sale Misdemeanor 1 year $ 6,000
Use, deliver, or sell, possess with intent to deliver or sell, or manufacture with intent to deliver or sell, or to possess with intent to use, drug paraphernalia to manufacture a controlled substance Felony 1 year and 1 day – 10 years $ 15,000
Subsequent violation of delivery or sale Felony 1 year and 1 day – 10 years $ 15,000
Delivery or sale to a minor Felony 2 – 20 years $ 30,000

Miscellaneous

A marijuana conviction will result in a 6 month driver’s license suspension.
Carly’s Law is an affirmative and complete defense for the parent or caretaker of an individual who has a prescription for the possession and use of cannabidiol (CBD).