Tennessee

Possession of Marijuana

Amount Penalty Fines Jail Time Additional penalties that may apply
½ ounce or less (first offense) misdemeanor up to $2,500 up to one year may be required to participate in a drug offender school and/or perform community service
½ ounce or less (second offense) misdemeanor up to $2,500 up to one year may be required to participate in a drug offender school and/or perform community service
½ ounce or less (third or subsequent offense) felony up to $5,000 between one and six years in prison may be required to participate in a drug offender school and/or perform community service

Marijuana Sales

Amount Penalty Fines Jail Time
up to ½ ounce felony up to $2,500 up to 1 year in jail
between ½ ounce and 10 pounds felony up to $5,000 between one and six years in prison
between 10 pounds and 70 pounds felony up to $50,000 between two and 12 years in prison
between 70 pounds and 300 pounds felony up to $200,000 between 8 and 30 years in prison
more than 300 pounds felony up to $500,000 between 15 and 60 years in prison

Penalties for Driving the Influence of Marijuana

Number of conviction(s) Fines Jail Time License Suspension Additional penalties that may apply
First conviction a fine of between $350 & $1,500 n/a up to one year of license suspension n/a
Second conviction (within 10 years) a fine of between $600 & $3,500 between 45 days and one year in jail up to two years of license suspension n/a
Third conviction
(within 10 years)
a fine of between $1,100 & $10,000 between 120 days and one year in jail between three and 10 years of license suspension n/a
Fourth and subsequent convictions a fine of between $3,000 & $15,000 at least 150 days in jail at least five years of license suspension n/a