Iowa

Possession of Marijuana

Amount / Number of offense(s) Penalty Fines Jail Time Additional penalties that may apply
any amount (first offense) misdemeanor up to $1,000 up to six months may be sent to rehab
any amount (second offense) misdemeanor up to $1,500 up to one year may be sent to rehab
any amount (third or subsequent offense) aggravated misdemeanor or felony up to $6,250 up to two years in prison may be sent to rehab

Marijuana Sales

Amount Penalty Fines Jail Time
50 kg or less felony between $1,000 & $5,000 up to five years
between 50 kg & 100 kg felony between $1,000 & $50,000 up to ten years
between 100 kg to 1,000 kg felony between $5,000 & $100,000 up to 25 years
over 1,000 kg felony up to $1,000,000 up to 50 years

Penalties for Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana

Number of conviction(s) Fines Jail Time Additional penalties that may apply
First conviction a fine of up to $1,250 between 48 hours and up to one year in jail a violation is a serious misdemeanor;
may be ordered up to 180 days of license suspension;
before sentencing, violator will be ordered to participate in a substance abuse evaluation (may be required of further treatment)
Second conviction a fine of between $1,850 & $6,250 between seven days and up to one year in jail a violation is an aggravated misdemeanor;
may be ordered up to two years of license suspension;
before sentencing, violator will be ordered to participate in a substance abuse evaluation (may be required of further treatment)
Third and subsequent convictions a fine of between $3,175 and $9,375 mandatory minimum of 30 days in jail (and up to 5 years in prison) a violation is a class D felony;
six years of license suspension;
before sentencing, violator will be ordered to participate in a substance abuse evaluation (may be required of further treatment)