Missouri Marijuana Laws

Possession

Possession of less than 35 grams is a Class A misdemeanor which is punishable by a maximum sentence of 1 year imprisonment and a maximum fine of $1,000.

Possession of 35 grams- 30 kilograms is a Class C felony which is punishable by a maximum sentence of 1 year imprisonment and a maximum fine of $5,000.

Possession of 30-100 kilograms is considered trafficking and is a Class B felony punishable by a sentence of 5-15 years and a fine of $5,000-$20,000.

Possession of more than 100 kilograms is considered trafficking and is a Class A felony punishable by 10 years-life imprisonment and fine of $5,000-$20,000.

Sale, Trafficking, or Distribution

The sale or manufacture of 5 grams or less is a Class C felony which is punishable by up to 7 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $5,000.

The sale or manufacture of 5 grams-30 kilograms is a Class B felony which is punishable by a sentence of 5-15 years imprisonment and a fine of $5,000-$20,000.

The sale of 30-100 kilograms is a Class A felony which is punishable by a sentence of 10 years-life imprisonment and a fine of $5,000-$20,000.

The sale of 100 kilograms or more is a Class A felony which is punishable by a sentence of 10 years-life imprisonment with no probation or parole and a fine of $5,000-$20,000.

Sale within 2,000 feet of a school or 1,000 feet of public housing is punishable by a sentence of 10 years-life imprisonment and a fine of $5,000-$20,000.

Cultivation

Cultivation in Missouri will be punished based upon the aggregate weight of the plants found. See the “Possession” and “Sale, Trafficking, or Distribution” sections for further penalty details.

Hash & Concentrates

The penalties for hashish and concentrates are exactly the same as for marijuana in Missouri.

Paraphernalia

The possession of paraphernalia is a misdemeanor which is punishable by a maximum sentence of 1 year imprisonment and a maximum fine of $1,000.

The sale of paraphernalia is a felony which is punishable by a maximum sentence of 5 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $5,000.

Miscellaneous

Possession or use of marijuana results in a driver’s license suspension if the offender is under the age of 21 at the time the offense was committed.

OFFENSE PENALTY INCARCERATION MAX FINE

Possession

Less than 35 g misdemeanor 1 year $ 1,000
35 g – 30 kg felony 1 year $ 5,000
30 – 100 kg felony 5 – 15 years $ 20,000
More than 100 kg felony 10 years – life $ 20,000

Possession of more than 100 kilograms is considered trafficking.

Sale, Trafficking, or Distribution

Less than 5 g felony 7 years $ 5,000
5 g – 30 kg felony 5 – 15 years $ 20,000
30 – 100 kg felony 10 years – life $ 20,000
More than 100 kg felony 10 years – life* $ 20,000
Within 2000 feet of a school or 1000 feet of public housing penalty 10 years – life $ 20,000

* No probation or parole

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 $ 1,000
Sale of paraphernalia felony 5 years $ 5,000

Miscellaneous (license suspensions, civil damages, etc…)

Possession or use of marijuana results in a driver’s license suspension if under the age of 21.

2 comments to Missouri Marijuana Laws

  • Confused

    i have a question if someone had seeds that were planted but not sprouted what could they be charged with, and also what could they be charged with if they had stray seeds not planted??????? I have been looking everywhere and cant find an answer.
    Thank you

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