Washington Marijuana Laws
Possession and private consumption of less than 1 oz. of marijuana is legal for adults 21 and older, while private cultivation remains a crime.
|Code Section||69.50.101, et seq.|
|Possession||No penalty for possession of 1 oz. or less; 1 oz. to 40 g is a misdemeanor (up to 90 days incarceration); more than 40 g is a felony (up to 5 years incarceration)|
|Sale||Less than 40 g.: misdemeanor, up to 5 yrs. in correctional facility and $10,000; Subsequent offense: up to double penalties; Unlawful delivery of controlled substance used by person delivered to and resulting in user's death: deliverer guilty of controlled substance homicide: Class B felony; the law unclear on how to legally obtain small amounts of marijuana for personal use.|
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