ACTIVISM, MARIJUANA LAW
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Alabama

STATE OF ALABAMA
MARIJUANA LAW

Summary of Current Alabama Marijuana Law

Decriminalized? — No.

Possession of 2.2lbs or less (first conviction) is a misdemeanor, punishable by 1 year in jail and a $6,000 fine.

Possession of 2.2lbs or less (second conviction) is a felony, punishable by 1-10 years in prison and a $15,000 fine.

Possession of more than 2.2lbs is a felony, punishable by 1-10 years in prison and a $15,000 fine.

Cultivation of 2.2lbs or less is a felony, punishable by a minimum sentence of 3 years in prison and a $25,000 fine.

Cultivation of 2.2lbs to 100lbs is a felony, punishable by a minimum sentence of 5 years in prison and a $50,000 fine.

Cultivation of 100 to 500lbs is a felony, punishable by a minimum sentence of 15 years in prison and a $200,000 fine.

Cultivation of more than 1,000lbs is a felony, punishable by a mandatory sentence of life in prison.

Distributing any amount to a minor is a felony, punishable by 10 years to life in prison.

Distributing any amount within 3 miles of a school or public housing project is a felony, punishable by a minimum sentence of 5 years in prison.

Distributing any amount (1st offense) is a felony, punishable by 25 years to life in prison, and a $50,000 to $1,000,000 fine.

Distributing any amount (2nd offense) is a mandatory lifetime sentence.

Possessing or distributing paraphernalia is a misdemeanor, punishable by 1 year in jail and a $2,000 fine.

Distributing paraphernalia to a minor that is at least 3 years younger than the offender is a felony, punishable by 2-20 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

Any conviction for marijuana results in the suspension of the offender’s driving privileges for six months.

Medical Program? — No.

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