Tennessee Marijuana Laws

WSJ Team January 6, 2011 0

Possession

Crime Type

Incarceration

Fine

Any Amount

Misdemeanor

1 year

$2,500

Notes*

*First convictions for any misdemeanor have a mandatory minimum fine of $250. Second convictions $500, and subsequent convictions, $1,000

Sale

Crime Type

Incarceration

Fine

1/2 oz to 10 lbs

Felony

1 – 6 years

$5,000

10 to 70 lbs

Felony

2 – 12 years

$5,000

70 to 300 lbs

Felony

8 – 30 years

$200,000

300 lbs or more

Felony

15 – 60 years

$500,000

To a minor within 1,000 feet of a school

Felony

Increased Penalty

Increased Penalty

Notes*

*First convictions of any felony have a mandatory minimum fine of $2,000. Second convictions $3,000, and subsequent convictions $5,000

Cultivation

Crime Type

Incarceration

Fine

10 plants or less (weighing between 1/2 oz to 10 lbs)

Felony

1 – 6 years

$5,000

10 – 19 plants

Felony

2 – 12 years

$50,000

20 – 99 plants

Felony

3 – 15 years

$100,000

100 – 499 plants

Felony

8 – 30 years

$200,000

500 plants or more

Felony

15 – 60 years

$500,000

Notes*

*First convictions of any felony have a mandatory minimum fine of $2,000. Second convictions $3,000, and subsequent convictions $5,000

Miscellaneous

Crime Type

Incarceration

Fine

Paraphernalia possession

Misdemeanor

1 year

$2,500

Paraphernalia sale

Felony

1 – 6 years

$3,000

State Regulations

Tax Stamps

This state has a marijuana tax stamp law enacted

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