North Carolina Marijuana Laws

North Carolina Marijuana Laws

Marijuana is considered to be an *illegal substance in the State of North Carolina*. This includes recreational and medical use. Therefore, if you are caught with marijuana on you, you will face criminal punishment. Let's look at some laws for North Carolina:

  • Possession, cultivation or distribution of .5 oz. or less is a misdemeanor, punishable by 30 days in jail and a $200 fine.

  • Possession of .5 oz. or less is a misdemeanor, punishable by 30 days in jail and a $200 fine. (Community service is possible for these two offenses and a maximum sentence of 45 days if the offender has no priors).

  • Possession of more than 1.5 oz. is a felony, punishable by 1 year in jail and a discretionary fine.

  • Cultivating or distributing 5 grams - 10 lbs. is a felony, punishable by up to 1 year in jail and a $5,000 fine.

  • Cultivating or distributing 10 - 50 lbs. is a felony, punishable by 25 to 30 months in prison mandatory sentence, and a $5,000 fine.

  • Cultivating or distributing 50 - 2,000 lbs. is a felony, punishable by a mandatory sentence of 35 to 42 months in prison and a $25,000 fine.

  • Cultivating or distributing 2,000 - 10,000 lbs is a felony, punishable by a mandatory sentence of 70 to 84 months in prison and a $50,000 fine.

  • Cultivating or distributing 10,000 lbs or more is a felony, punishable by a mandatory sentence of 179 to 219 months in prison and a $200,000 fine.

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North Carolina Marijuana Laws

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