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Kentucky Marijuana Laws

Possession

Possession of up to 8 oz. of marijuana is a Class B misdemeanor which is punishable by a maximum sentence of 45 days imprisonment and a maximum fine of $250.

Possession of 8 oz. or more – See Sale or Trafficking

Sale or Trafficking

The sale or trafficking of less than 8 oz. is a Class A misdemeanor for a first offense which is punishable by a maximum sentence of 1 year imprisonment and a maximum fine of $500.

A second or subsequent offense for trafficking or selling less than 8 oz. of marijuana is a Class D felony, punishable by not less than one, nor more than five, years incarceration and a fine of not more than $10,000.

The sale or trafficking of 8 oz.-5 lbs. is a Class D felony which is punishable for a first offense by 1-5 years imprisonment and a fine of $1,000-$10,000. A second of subsequent violation of this section is a Class C felony, punishable by not less than five, nor more than ten, years imprisonment and a fine of not over $10,000.

The sale or trafficking of 5 lbs. or more is a Class C felony which is punishable for a first offense by a sentence of 5-10 years imprisonment and a fine of $1,000-$10,000. For a second or subsequent violation of this section, the offender will be guilty of a Class B felony, which is punishable by not less than 10, nor more than 20, years imprisonment.

The sale to a minor is a felony which is punishable by a sentence of 5-10 years imprisonment and a fine of $1,000-$10,000.

A subsequent conviction for the sale to a minor is a felony which is punishable by a sentence of 10-20 years imprisonment and a fine of $1,000-$10,000.

The sale within 1,000 yards of a school or park is a felony which is punishable by 1-5 years imprisonment and a fine of $1,000-$10,000.

Cultivation

Cultivation of fewer than 5 plants is a Class A misdemeanor for a first offense, which is punishable by a maximum sentence of 12 months imprisonment and a maximum fine of $500. For a second or subsequent offense, the offender will be charged with a Class D felony, which is punishable by 1-5 years imprisonment and a fine of $1,000-$10,000.

Cultivation of 5 plants or more is a Class D felony for a first offense, which is punishable by 1-5 years imprisonment and a fine of $1,000-$10,000. A second or subsequent offense is a Class C felony which is punishable by 5-10 years imprisonment and a fine of $1,000-$10,000.

Hash & Concentrates

Hashish is listed as Schedule I hallucinogenic substance, but is punished exactly the same as marijuana infractions. See the penalties for marijuana above for further details on specific penalties.

Paraphernalia

Possession of paraphernalia is a Class A misdemeanor which is punishable by a maximum sentence of one year imprisonment and a maximum fine of $500.

OFFENSE PENALTY INCARCERATION MAX FINE

Possession

Less than 8 oz misdemeanor 45 days $ 250

Sale or Trafficking

Less than 8 oz (first offense) misdemeanor 1 year $ 500
Less than 8 oz (subsequent offense) felony 1* – 5 years $ 10,000
8 oz – 5 lbs (first offense) felony 1* – 5 years $ 10,000
8 oz – 5 lbs (subsequent offense) felony 5* – 10 years $ 10,000
5 lbs or more (first offense) felony 5* – 10 years $ 10,000
5 lbs or more (subsequent offense) felony 10* – 20 years $ 10,000
To a minor (first offense) felony 5* – 10 years $ 10,000
To a minor (subsequent offense) felony 10* – 20 years $ 10,000
Within 1000 yards of a school or park felony 1* – 5 years $ 10,000

* Mandatory minimum sentence

Cultivation

Less than 5 plants (first offense) misdemeanor 1 year $ 500
Less than 5 plants (subsequent offense) felony 1* – 5 years $ 10,000
5 plants or more (first offense) felony 1* – 5 years $ 10,000
5 plants or more (subsequent offense) felony 5* – 10 years $ 10,000

* Mandatory minimum sentence

Hash & Concentrates

Penalties for hashish are the same as for marijuana. Please see the marijuana penalties section for further details.

Paraphernalia

Possession of paraphernalia misdemeanor 1 year $ 500

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