Mississippi

Possession of Marijuana

Amount Penalty Fines Jail Time
30 grams or less (first offense) not a criminal offense; classified as a violation between $100 to $250 n/a
30 grams or less (second offense) not a criminal offense; classified as a violation up to $250 between 5 and 60 days in jail
30 grams or less (third offense) not a criminal offense; classified as a violation between $250 and $500 between 5 days and 6 months in jail
between 30 and 250 grams felony up to $3,000 up to 3 years
between 250 and 500 grams felony up to $50,000 between two and eight years in prison
between 500 grams and 1 kilogram felony up to $250,000 between four and sixteen years in prison
between 1 and 5 kilograms felony up to $500,000 between 6 and 24 years in prison
5 kilograms or more felony up to $1,000,000 between 10 and 30 years in prison

Marijuana Sales

Amount Penalty Fines Jail Time
up to 30 grams felony up to $3,000 up to 3 years
between 30 grams and up to 1 kilogram felony up to $30,000 up to 5 years
between 1 kilogram and up to 10 lbs. felony up to $1,000,000 up to 30 years
more than 10 lbs. felony up to $1,000,000 up to life

Penalties for Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana

Number of conviction(s) Fines Jail Time License Suspension Additional penalties that may apply
First convictions a fine of between $250 & $1,000 up to 48 hours in jail at least 90 days of license suspension may be ordered to participate in a victim impact panel program in lieu of jail time;
mandatory participation in an alcohol safety education program
Second conviction (within 5 years) a fine of between $600 & $1,500 between five days and one year in jail two years of license suspension may be ordered between 10 days and one year of community service work
Third and subsequent convictions
(within 5 years)
a fine of between $2,000 & $5,000 between one and five years in prison at least five years of license suspension possible vehicle forfeiture