Georgia

Possession of Marijuana

Amount Penalty Fines Jail Time
1 ounce or less

misdemeanor up to $1,000 up to one year
more than one ounce felony up to $5,000 between mandatory minimum of 1 year and 10 years
10 pounds or less

felony up to $5,000 between mandatory minimum of 1 year and 10 years
between 10 and 2,000 pounds felony up to $100,000 between mandatory minimum of 5 year and 30 years
between 2,000 and 10,000 pounds felony up to $250,000 between mandatory minimum of 7 year and 30 years
more than 10,000 pounds felony up to $1,000,000 between mandatory minimum of 15 years and 30 years

Marijuana Sales

Amount Penalty Fines Jail Time
1 ounce or less misdemeanor up to $1,000 up to one year
between 1 ounce and 10 lbs. felony up to $5,000 between mandatory minimum of one year and 10 years
between 10 and 2,000 lbs. felony up to $100,000 between mandatory minimum of 5 years and 30 years
between 2,000 & 10,000 lbs. felony up to $250,000 between mandatory minimum of seven years and 30 years
between 2,000 & 10,000 lbs. felony up to $1,000,000 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 $300 and $1,000 up to one year in jail will be guilty of a misdemeanor; at least 40 hours of community service; completion of a DUI alcohol or drug use risk reduction program; a clinical evaluation; probation up to a year
Second convictions a fine of between $600 and $1,000 between 90 days and one year in jail will be guilty of a misdemeanor; at least of 30 days of community service; completion of a DUI alcohol or drug use risk reduction program; a clinical evaluation; probation up to a year
Third conviction a fine of between $1,000 & $5,000 between 120 days and one year in jail conviction of a high and aggravated misdemeanor; at least 30 days of community service; completion of a DUI alcohol or drug use risk reduction program; a clinical evaluation; probation up to a year
Fourth or subsequent conviction a fine of between $1,000 & $5,000 one to five years in prison may be charged with a felony; at least 60 days of community service; completion of a DUI alcohol or drug use risk reduction program; a clinical evaluation; probation for up to five years