Washington

WashingtonWashington residents are encouraged to educate themselves on their state’s marijuana laws.  By learning the local paraphernalia laws, residents can protect themselves from fines and incarceration resulting from drug related charges. 
 
 

Washington Marijuana Laws
Offense Penalty Incarceration   Max. Fine  
Possession
Personal Use
1 oz or less (private possession/consumption) no criminal penalty none $0
1 oz or less (public consumption) civil penalty none $100
1 oz - 40 g misdemeanor 24 hours* - 90 days $1,000
More than 40 g felony 5 years $10,000
* Mandatory minimum sentence
With intent to distribute
Any amount felony 5 years $10,000
Sale or Distribution
Any amount felony 5 years $10,000
To a minor at least 3 years younger felony 10 years $10,000
Within 1000 ft of a school, school bus stop or in a public park, in a public housing project designated as a drug-free zone, in public transportation, and other locations is punishable by double fines and imprisonment.
Cultivation
Any amount felony 5 years $10,000
Within 1000 ft of a school, school bus stop or in a public park, in a public housing project designated as a drug-free zone, in public transportation, and other locations is punishable by double fines and imprisonment.
Hash & Concentrates
Possession of less than 40 g misdemeanor 1 day $250
Possession of more than 40 g felony 5 years $10,000
Manufacture, sale, delivery or possession with intent felony 5 years $10,000
Subsequent offenses carry greater penalties.
Patients may possess hash and concentrates for medical use. See details section.
Paraphernalia
Use, possession, delivery, or possession/manufacture with intent to deliver misdemeanor 24 hours* - 90 days $1,000
To a minor at least 3 years younger misdemeanor 1 year $50,000
* Mandatory minimum sentence
Civil Asset Forfeiture
Vehicles and other property may be seized.
Miscellaneous (license suspensions, civil damages, etc...)
Knowingly maintaining a structure used for drug offenses felony 5 years $10,000
Controlled substances homicide felony 10 years $20,000
Parents of a minor to whom a controlled substance was sold or transferred have a cause of action against the seller.
Juveniles will have their driving privileges revoked.

 
Here is Washington’s Food, Drugs, Cosmetics & Poisons Code 69.50.412 in its entirety.

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