Delivery/Manufacture/Possession of Controlled Substances

Laws around the country are changing due to the addition of laws regarding the legality of medicinal marijuana however, possession, delivery and manufacture of marijuana in Michigan when not licensed to do so still brings with it serious fines and penalties depending on the charge. Punishments for crimes relating to delivery, manufacture and possession in Mihcigan range from relatively minor charges such as less than $100 and fewer than 90 day’s in jail for those caught using marijuana a first time (misdemeanor) to much more serious repercussions such as those facing conviction of having more than 200 plants who may be charged with 15 years in prison and up to $10,000.00.

Incarceration Fine
Possession
Marijuana Use Misdemeanor 90 days $100
1st Offense Misdemeanor 1 year $2,000
2nd Offense Felony 2 years $4,000
In a park Misdemeanor or Felony 2 years $2,000
Manufacture, Delivery or Possession with Intent to Deliver
Less than 20 Plants Felony 4 years $20,000
20 to 200 Plants Felony 7 years $500,000
200 or more Plants Felony 15 years $10,000,000
Less than 5 Kilograms Felony 4 years $20,000
5 to 45 Kilograms Felony 7 years $500,000
45 Kilograms or more Felony 15 years $10,000,000
License sanctions for any marijuana charge
1st Offense 6 month suspension
2nd Offense in 7 years 1 year suspension