Penalties For Possession Of Marijuana In Utah
Under Utah Code § 58-37-8, the penalties for marijuana possession include:
- Class B Misdemeanor for first or second possession of marijuana offenses;
- Class A misdemeanor for third possession of marijuana offenses;
- Third-Degree Felony for fourth or subsequent marijuana possession offenses; and
- Second-Degree Felony for possession of 100 pounds or more of marijuana.
The degree penalty may also be increased if the offense occurred in a “drug-free zone” or outside of a state or federal correctional facility.
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