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Washington Marijuana Laws

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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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