Florida

Possession of Marijuana

Amount Penalty Fines Jail Time
20 grams or less misdemeanor up to $1,000 up to one year
between 20 grams and 25 pounds felony up to $5,000 up to five years
between 25 and 2,000 pounds felony up to $25,000 between mandatory minimum of 3 years and 15 years
between 2,000 and 10,000 pounds felony up to $50,000 between mandatory minimum of 5 year and 30 years
between 2,000 and 10,000 pounds felony up to $50,000 between mandatory minimum of 7 years and 30 years
more than 10,000 pounds felony up to $200,000 between mandatory minimum of 15 years and 30 years

Marijuana Sales

Amount Penalty Fines Jail Time
20 grams or less
(for no consideration)
misdemeanor up to $1,000 up to one year
25 lbs. or less felony up to $5,000 up to five years
between 25 lbs. & 2,000 lbs.
(or 300-2,000 plants)
felony up to $25,000 between mandatory minimum of 3 years and 15 years
between 2,000 lbs. & 10,000 lbs.
(or between 2,000 & 10,000 plants)
felony up to $50,000 between mandatory minimum of 7 years and 30 years
10,000 lbs. or more felony up to $200,000 between mandatory minimum of 15 years and 30 years

Penalties for Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana

Number of Convictions Fines Jail Time Additional penalties that may apply
First conviction a fine of between $500 and $1,000 up to 6 months in jail n/a
Second convictions a fine of between $1,000 & $2,000 up to 9 months in jail mandatory placement of an ignition interlock device in the violator’s vehicle for at least 1 year
Third convictions (within 10 years) n/a up to 5 years in prison mandatory placement of an ignition interlock device in the violator’s vehicle for at least 2 years;
guilty of third degree felony
Third convictions (after 10 years) a fine of between $2,000 & $5,000 up to one year in jail mandatory placement of an ignition interlock device in the violator’s vehicle for at least 2 years
Fourth or subsequent conviction a fine of at least $2,000 up to five years in prison classification as third degree felonies
DUI causing Death, Serious Injury, or Property Damage n/a n/a monthly probation reporting requirements;
completion of a substance abuse course (including a psychosocial evaluation of the violator);
community service requirements