Minnesota Marijuana Laws

Minnesota Marijuana Laws

Marijuana is legal only in the form of medicine in Minnesota.

The penalty for the first offense of possessing up to 42.5 grams of marijuana is a $200 fine and mandatory drug education. Having up to 10 kilograms of the substance could land a person in jail for 5 years and fine them $10,000.

Selling of up to 42.5 grams without remuneration is punishable by a fine of $200. Distribution of up to 5 kilograms is a felony entailing a $10,000 fine and a sentence of 5 years in prison. Distribution within a school or park zone may end with a maximum fine of $100,000 and 15 years in jail.

Cultivation is punished based upon the aggregate weight of the cannabis plants found.

Minnesota Medical Marijuana Laws

Patients may legally possess a 30-day supply of non-smokable cannabis preparations. Raw leaf, flowers and cannabis-infused edibles are prohibited under current Minnesota law. Home cultivation is also not allowed.

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