Vermont Marijuana Laws

WSJ Team January 6, 2011 0

Possession

Crime Type

Incarceration

Fine

Less than 2 oz (first offense)*

Misdemeanor

6 months

$500

Less than 2 oz (second offense)

Felony

2 years

$2,000

2 oz to 1 lb

Felony

3 years

$10,000

1 to 10 lbs

Felony

5 years

$100,000

10 lbs or more

Felony

15 years

$500,000

Notes*

*Possible deferred sentencing for first offenders

Sale

Crime Type

Incarceration

Fine

Less than 1/2 oz

Felony

2 years

$10,000

1/2 oz to 1 lb

Felony

5 years

$100,000

1 lb or more

Felony

15 years

$500,000

Delivery to a minor at least 3 years younger by seller over age 18

Felony

5 years

$25,000

To a minor or on school grounds or on a school bus

Felony

Additional 10 years

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Cultivation

Crime Type

Incarceration

Fine

3 to 10 plants

Felony

3 years

$10,000

11 to 25 plants

Felony

5 years

$100,000

More than 25 plants

Felony

15 years

$500,000

Miscellaneous

Crime Type

Incarceration

Fine

Paraphernalia sale

Misdemeanor

1 year

$1,000

State Regulations

Conditional Release

The state allows alternative or diversion sentencing for people facing their first prosecutions

Medical

This state has medical marijuana laws enacted

Hemp

This state has an active hemp industry or has authorized research

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