In response to several questions, here is a digest of Indiana’s Marijuana laws, as compiled by Steve Dillon, INORML founder and board member, and a leading Cannabis defense attorney in Indiana. This set of laws was passed as part of the “Overhaul” of Indiana’s criminal “Justice” system and took effect 7/1/14.

INDIANA’S NEW MARIJUANA & PARAPHERNALIA LAWS
(Effective 7/1/2014)

MARIJUANA

1. Possession of Marijuana, Hash Oil, Hashish, Salvia
Class B/ Misdemeanor/ 0-180 days jail & or $1,000 Fine
(Possible conditional discharge for 1st offense)

2. Possession of Marijuana, Hash Oil, Hashish, Salvia with Prior Conviction for Drug Offense
Class A/ Misdemeanor/ 0-1 year jail & or $5,000 Fine

3. Possession of Marijuana, Hash Oil, Hashish, Salvia with Prior Conviction for Drug Offense and at least 30 grams of Marijuana; or at least 5 grams of Hash oil, Hashish, Salvia
Level 6 Felony/ 6 months-2.5 years & or $10,000 Fine

4. Dealing in Marijuana, Hash Oil, Hashish, Salvia
Less than 30 grams of Marijuana; or less than 5 grams of Hash Oil, Hashish, Salvia
Class A Misdemeanor/ 0-1 years & or $5,000 Fine

5. Dealing in Marijuana, Hash Oil, Hashish, Salvia
At least 30 grams, but less than 10 pounds of Marijuana; or at least 5 grams, but less than 300 grams of Hash Oil, Hashish, Salvia
Level 6 Felony/ 6 Months- 2.5 years & or $10,000 Fine

6. Dealing in Marijuana, Hash Oil, Hashish, Salvia with Prior Conviction for Drug Dealing Offense
At least 30 grams, but less than 10 pounds of Marijuana; or at least 5 grams, but less than 300 grams of Hash Oil, Hashish, Salvia
Level 5 Felony/ 1-6 years & or $10,000 Fine

7. Dealing in Marijuana, Hash Oil, Hashish, Salvia
At least 10 pounds of Marijuana; or at least 300 grams of Hash Oil, Hashish, Salvia
Or offense of involved sale to a minor
Level 5 Felony/ 1-6 years & or $10,000 Fine

PARAPHERNALIA

1. Possession of Paraphernalia
Class A misdemeanor/ 0-1 year & or $5,000 Fine

2. Possession of Paraphernalia with a prior judgment or conviction for possession or dealing Paraphernalia
Level 6 Felony/ 6 months- 2.5 years & or $10,000 Fine

3. Dealing Paraphernalia
Class A infraction / 0-1 year & or $5,000 Fine

4.    Dealing Paraphernalia
A person knowingly or intentionally is a
Class A misdemeanor/ 0-1 year & or $5,000 Fine

5. Dealing Paraphernalia with prior judgment or conviction for dealing paraphernalia
Level 6 Felony/ 6 months- 2.5 years & or $10,000 Fine

6. Manufacture of Paraphernalia
Class A misdemeanor/ 0-1 year & or $5,000

7. Manufacture of Paraphernalia with prior judgment or conviction for Manufacture of Paraphernalia
Level 6 Felony/ 6 months- 2.5 years & or $10,000 Fine

COMMON NUISANCE

1. Maintaining a Common Nuisance
Level 6 Felony/ 6 months- 2.5 years & or $10,000 Fine

2. Visiting a Common Nuisance
Class B misdemeanor/ 0-180 days & or $1,000 Fine