Louisiana

Possession of Marijuana

Amount Penalty Fines Jail Time
less than 4 ounce
(1st offense)
misdemeanor up to $2,500 1 year or less
under 14 grams or less n/a up to $300 up to 15 days
between 4 ounces and 10 pounds felony up to $10,000 6 years or less
between 14 grams and 2.5 pounds n/a up to $500 up to 6 months
between 2.5 and 60 pounds n/a up to $30,000 between 2 and 6 years
between 60 and 2,000 pounds felony up to $100,000 between five and thirty years
between 2,000 and 10,000 pounds felony up to $400,000 between ten and 40 years
10,000 pounds or more felony up to $1,000,000 between 25 and 40 years

Marijuana Sales

Amount Penalty Fines Jail Time
up to 60 pounds felony up to $50,000 between 5 and 30 years in prison
between 60 and 2,000 pounds felony up to $50,000 between 5 and 30 years in prison
between 2,000 and 10,000 pounds felony between $50,000 and $100,000 between 10 and 40 years in prison
10,000 pounds or more felony between $400,000 and $1,000,000 between 20 and 40 years in prison