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Texas Marijuana Penalties

Texas Marijuana Penalties

 
Offense Penalty Incarceration   Max. Fine  

Possession

2 oz or less Misdemeanor 180 days $ 2,000
2 – 4 oz Misdemeanor 1 year $ 4,000
4 oz to 5 lbs Felony 180 days* – 2 years $ 10,000
5 – 50 lbs Felony 2* – 10 years $ 10,000
50 – 2000 lbs Felony 2* – 20 years $ 10,000
More than 2000 lbs Felony 5* – 99 years $ 50,000
* Mandatory minimum sentence

Sale

7 g or less for no remuneration Misdemeanor 180 days $ 2,000
7 g or less Misdemeanor 1 year $ 4,000
7 g to 5 lbs Felony 180 days* – 2 years $ 10,000
5 – 50 lbs Felony 2* – 20 years $ 10,000
50 – 2000 lbs Felony 5* – 99 years $ 10,000
More than 2000 lbs Felony 10* – 99 years $ 100,000
To a minor Felony 2* – 20 years $ 10,000
* Mandatory minimum sentence

Cultivation

See Possession section for penalty details.

Hash & Concentrates

Possession of less than 1 g Felony 180 days – 2 years $ 10,000
Possession of 1 – 4 g Felony 2 – 10 years $ 10,000
Possession of 4 – 400 g Felony 2 – 20 years $ 10,000
Possession of more than 400 g Felony 10 years – life $ 50,000
Manufacture or delivery of less than 1 g Felony 180 days – 2 years $ 10,000
Manufacture or delivery of 1 – 4 g Felony 2 – 20 years $ 10,000
Manufacture or delivery of 4 – 400 g Felony 5 – 99 years $ 10,000
Manufacture or delivery of more than 400 g Felony 10 years – life $ 10,000

Paraphernalia

Possession of paraphernalia Misdemeanor N/A $ 500
Sale of paraphernalia (first offense) Misdemeanor 1 year $ 4,000
Sale of paraphernalia (subsequent offense) Felony 90 days* – 1 year $ 4,000
To a minor Felony 180 days* – 2 years $ 10,000
* Mandatory minimum sentence

Miscellaneous

Falsifying a drug test Misdemeanor 180 days $ 2,000
A person’s driver’s license is automatically suspended on final conviction of a drug offense.