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Marijuana Possession & Personal Use Penalties & Punishments in the State of Iowa
Possession Severity of Crime Incarceration Fine
Any amount (first offense) misdemeanor 6 months $1,000
Any amount (second offense) misdemeanor 1 year $1,500
Any amount (subsequent offense) misdemeanor 2 years $500 - $5,000
More than 28.5 g on school grounds while school open misdemeanor 6 months $500
Within 1,000 feet of school, or specified areas marijuana Additional 100 hours community service none
Miscellaneous (paraphernalia, license suspensions, drug tax stamps, etc...)
Paraphernalia possession or sale misdemeanor 30 days $50-$500
 
The possession of any amount of marijuana is a misdemeanor, punishable by up to six months in jail and a fine of up to $1,000. For a second offense the penalties increase to up to one year in jail and a fine of up to $1,500. Subsequent offenses are punishable by up to two years and a fine of $500 - $5,000. There is the possibility for conditional discharge for possession charges. Possession within 1,000 feet of a school, public park, swimming pool or recreation center adds an additional 100 hours of community service to the sentence.


Possession of Marijuana in Iowa:

124.401  Prohibited acts--manufacturers--possessors--counterfeit substances--simulated controlled substances--penalties.

5.  It is unlawful for any person knowingly or intentionally to possess a controlled substance unless such substance was obtained directly from, or pursuant to, a valid prescription or order of a practitioner while acting in the course of the practitioner's professional practice, or except as otherwise authorized by this chapter. Any person who violates this subsection is guilty of a serious misdemeanor for a first offense. A person who commits a violation of this subsection and who has previously been convicted of violating this subsection is guilty of an aggravated misdemeanor. A person who commits a violation of this subsection and has previously been convicted two or more times of violating this subsection is guilty of a class "D" felony.

If the controlled substance is marijuana, the punishment shall be by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than six months or by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment for a first offense. If the controlled substance is marijuana and the person has been previously convicted of a violation of this subsection in which the controlled substance was marijuana, the punishment shall be as provided in section 903.1, subsection 1, paragraph "b". If the controlled substance is marijuana and the person has been previously convicted two or more times of a violation of this subsection in which the controlled substance was marijuana, the person is guilty of an aggravated misdemeanor.

Note: State laws are constantly changing -- contact an attorney or conduct your own legal research to verify state marijuana possession laws.

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