MinnesotaIf you are a resident of Minnesota, it is important for you to learn the paraphernalia laws of the state in order to avoid penalties and even time behind bars.

Here is Minnesota’s Health Code 152.092.  For additional information, please also research 152.093, 152.094, and 152.095.



Minnesota Marijuana Laws
Offense Penalty Incarceration   Max. Fine  
Less than 42.5 g* misdmeanor N/A $200
42.5 g - 10 kg felony 5 years $5,000
10 - 50 kg felony 20 years $250,000
50 - 100 kg felony 25 years $500,000
More than 100 kg felony 30 years $1,000,000
More than 1.4 grams inside one's vehicle (except the trunk) misdemeanor 90 days $1,000
* A conditional discharge is possible for first time offenders.
* There is a possible drug education course requirement.
Less than 42.5 g* without remuneration misdmeanor N/A $200
42.5 g - 5 kg felony 5 years $10,000
5 - 25 kg felony 20 years $250,000
25 - 50 kg felony 25 years $500,000
More than 50 kg felony 30 years $1,000,000
Importing 50 kilograms or more felony 35 years $1,250,000
To a minor felony 20 years $250,000
Within a school zone or other specified areas felony 15 years $100,000
More than 25 kg in a school zone felony 30 years $1,000,000
* There is a possible drug education course requirement.
Hash & Concentrates
Penalties for hashish and marijuana are generally treated equally under the law. Please see details below.
Possession of paraphernalia misdemeanor N/A $300
Conviction for possession or sale while driving may result in a 30 day driver's license suspension.


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