West Virginia Marijuana Laws

WSJ Team January 6, 2011 0

Possession

Crime Type

Incarceration

Fine

Any amount

Misdemeanor

90 days – 6 months

$1,000

Notes*

*Conviction of possession of less than 15 grams triggers an automatic conditional discharge

Cultivation or Sale

Crime Type

Incarceration

Fine

Any amount

Felony

1 – 5 years

$15,000

Sale to a minor or within 1,000 feet of a school

Felony

2 years MMS*

Variable

Transport into state with intent to deliver

Felony

1 – 5 years

$15,000

Notes*

*MMS= Mandatory Minimum Sentence

Miscellaneous

Crime Type

Incarceration

Fine

Paraphernalia sale

Misdemeanor

6 months – 1 year

$5,000

Notes*

*Subsequent offenses double the possible penalties

State Regulations

MMS

Mandatory Minimum Sentence

Conditional

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

Hemp

This state has an active hemp industry or has authorized research

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