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Colorado Marijuana Laws

Possession for Personal Use

Private possession by persons 21 years of age or older of up to one ounce is no penalty. Private cultivation of up to six marijuana plants, with no more than three being mature is no penalty. Transfer of one ounce or less for no remuneration is no penalty.

Possession of less than 2 ounces is a Class 2 petty offense that is punishable by a maximum fine of $100. The offender will be summoned and a court appearance is mandatory. Failure to appear in court is a Class 3 misdemeanor which is punishable by up to 6 months in jail and a fine of up to $500.

Possession of between 2 and 6 ounces of marijuana is a Class 2 misdemeanor, punishable by up to one year imprisonment and a fine not to exceed $1,000.

Possession of between 6 ounces and 12 ounces is a Class 1 misdemeanor which is punishable by up to eighteen months of imprisonment.

Possession of more than 12 ounces is a Class 6 felony which is punishable by 1 year-18 months of imprisonment, as well as a fine between $1,000-$100,000.

One who openly and publicly displays, uses, or consumes 2 ounces of marijuana or less is guilty of a Class 2 petty offense and may be subject to a maximum of 15 days imprisonment as well as a maximum fine of $100.

Possession with Intent to Distribute

The possession of 8 ounces or more is considered possession with the intent to distribute will enhance the sentence.

Sale or Distribution

Transfer of one ounce or less for no remuneration by persons 21 years of age or older is no penalty.

The sale of 5 lbs. or less is a Class 5 felony punishable by a sentence of between 1-3 three years imprisonment and a fine of between $1000-$100,000.

The sale of 5 lbs. or more is a Class 4 felony punishable by a sentence of between 2-6 years imprisonment and a fine of between $2000-$500,000.

The sale of 100 lbs. or more is a Class 3 felony punishable by between 4-12 years imprisonment as well as a fine between $3000-$75,000.

The sale of 5 lbs. or more to a minor is a Class 3 felony punishable by between 3-12 years imprisonment as well as a fine between $3000-$75,000.

Sale to a minor under the age of 15 carries with it the additional penalty of a mandatory minimum sentence of 4 years imprisonment.

Cultivation

Private cultivation by persons 21 years of age or older of up to six marijuana plants, with no more than three being mature is no penalty.

The cultivation of 6 plants or fewer is a Class 1 misdemeanor punishable by 6-18 months imprisonment as well as a fine between $500-$5,000.

The cultivation of more than 6 but fewer than 30 plants is a Class 5 felony punishable by 1-3 years imprisonment as well as a fine between $1,000-$100,000.

The cultivation of 30 or more plants is a Class 4 felony punishable by 2-6 years imprisonment as well as a fine between $2,000-$500,000.

Hash & Concentrates

Private possession by persons 21 years of age or older of up to one ounce is no penalty.

Possession of one to three ounces or less of hashish or extracts is a class 1 misdemeanor. A class 1 misdemeanor is punishable by a fine between $500 and $5,000 dollars and/or a term of imprisonment between 6 and 18 months.

Possession of more than three ounces of hashish or extracts is a Class 6 felony. A Class 6 felony is punishable by a fine between $1,000 and $100,000 and a term of imprisonment between 1 year and 18 months.

It is illegal to distribute, manufacture, transfer, or possess with intent to distribute any amount of hashish or extracts. If the amount of hashish or concentrates is less than 1 pound then it is a class 5 felony. A class 5 felony is punishable by a fine between $1,000 and $100,000 and a term of imprisonment between 1 and 3 years.

If the amount of hashish or concentrates is greater than 1 pound but less than 100 pounds then it is a class 4 felony. A class 4 felony is punishable by a fine between $2,000 and $500,000 and a term of imprisonment between 2 and 6 years.

If the amount of hashish or concentrates is greater than 100 pounds then it is a class 3 felony. A class 3 felony is punishable by a fine between $3,000 and $750,000 and a term of imprisonment between 4 and 12 years.

It is illegal for any person over the age of 18 to transport, give, or sell hashish or extracts to a person under the age of 18, which is an offense punishable as a class 4 felony. A class 4 felony is punishable by a fine between $2,000 and $500,000 and a term of imprisonment between 2 and 6 years.

If the amount of hashish or extracts sold, transported, or given is greater than 1 pound and the minor is between the ages of 15 and 18 then the offense is punishable as a class 3 felony. A class 3 felony is punishable by a fine between $3,000 and $750,000 and a term of imprisonment between 4 and 12 years.

If the hashish or concentrates are sold, transported, or given to a person less than the age of 15, the offense is punishable as a class 3 felony with a minimum term of imprisonment of 4 years and as much as 12 years and a fine between $3,000 and $750,000.

Paraphernalia

Possession of paraphernalia is a Class 2 petty offense that is punishable by a fine of up to $100.

OFFENSE PENALTY INCARCERATION MAX FINE

Possession

Personal Use

One oz or less* no penalty none $ 0
Transfer of one oz or less for no remuneration* no penalty none $ 0
Open and public displays or uses of less than 2 oz petty offense 15 days $ 100
2 – 6 oz misdemeanor 1 year $ 1,000
6 – 12 oz misdemeanor 18 mos $ 10,000
More than 12 oz felony 1 – 1.5 years $ 100,000

* By persons 21 years of age or older.

With Intent to Distribute

Possession of 8 oz or more is considered possession with the intent to distribute will enhance the sentence.

Sale or Distribution

5 lbs or less felony 1 – 3 years $ 100,000
5 – 100 lbs felony 2 – 6 years $ 500,000
100 lbs or more felony 4 – 12 years $ 75,000
5 lbs or more to a minor felony 3 – 12 years $ 75,000

Sale to a minor carries an additional penalty of 4 years mandatory minimum sentence.

Cultivation

6 plants or fewer* no penalty none $ 0
More than 6 but fewer than 30 plants felony 2 – 6 years $ 500,000

* By persons 21 years of age or older.

Hash & Concentrates

One oz or less* no penalty none $ 0
Possession of 1 – 3 oz misdemeanor 6 – 18 mos $ 5,000
Possession of more than 3 oz felony 1 year – 18 mos $ 100,000
Distribute, transfer, or possess with intent less than 1 lb felony 1 – 3 years $ 100,000
Distribute, transfer, or possess with intent 1 – 100 lbs felony 2 – 6 years $ 500,000
Distribute, transfer, or possess with intent more than 100 lbs felony 4 – 12 years $ 750,000

* By persons 21 years of age or older.

Paraphernalia

Possession of paraphernalia petty offense N/A $ 100

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