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 Utah Marijuana Law
Drugged Driving Tax Stamps * Details 
  Incarceration Fine 
Possession
Less than 1 oz misdemeanor 6 months $1,000
1 oz to 1 lb misdemeanor 1 year $2,500
1 to 100 lbs felony 5 years $5,000
More than 100 lbs felony 1 - 15 years $10,000
Sale
Any amount felony 5 years $5,000
In the presence of a minor or within 1,000 feet of a school or other specified areas felony
increased penalty
increased penalty
Miscellaneous (paraphernalia, license suspensions, drug tax stamps, etc...)
Paraphernalia possession misdemeanor 6 months $1,000
Paraphernalia sale misdemeanor 1 year $2,500
Paraphernalia sale to a minor felony 5 years $5,000

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Details

Any conviction results in 6 month drivers license suspension.

Possession of less than one ounce of marijuana is punishable by up to six months in jail and a fine up to $1,000. For possession of one ounce or more the penalty increases to up to one year in jail and a fine up to $2,500. Amounts of one pound or more carry a penalty of up to five years in prison and a fine up to $5,000. Possession of greater than 100 pounds is punishable by 1 - 15 years in prison and a fine up to $10,000.

The penalty for sale or delivery of marijuana is up to five years in prison and a fine up to $5,000. Sale in the presence of a minor or sale within 1,000 feet of a school, public park, amusement park, recreation center, church, synagogue, shopping mall, sports facility, theater or public parking lot increases the level of the offense to the next highest degree.

Possession of paraphernalia is punishable by up to six months in jail and a fine up to $1,000. The penalty for sale of paraphernalia is up to one year in jail and a fine up to $2,500, unless the sale was to a minor, in which case the penalty increases to up to five years in prison and a fine up to $5,000.

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Drugged driving: This state has a zero tolerance per se drugged driving law enacted. In their strictest form, these laws forbid drivers from operating a motor vehicle if they have any detectable level of an illicit drug or drug metabolite (i.e., compounds produced from chemical changes of a drug in the body, but not necessarily psychoactive themselves) present in their bodily fluids.

Marijuana tax stamps: This state has a marijuana tax stamp law enacted. This law mandates that those who possess marijuana are legally required to purchase and affix state-issued stamps onto his or her contraband. Failure to do so may result in a fine and/or criminal sanction.

State tax stamps

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