Bill HB 928 Wants to End Penalty for Marijuana Possession in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania: Measure Pending to Reduce Marijuana Possession Penalties

Legislation is pending to reduce minor marijuana possession penalties.

Under current law, possession of up to 30 grams is third-degree misdemeanor that carries up to 30 days in jail, a $500 fine and a driver's license suspension if convicted by a plea or trial.

House Bill 928 amends state law so that first and second marijuana possession offenses (up to 30 grams) are reduced from misdemeanor offenses to a summary offense, punishable by a fine only.

Please contact you elected officials in support of reducing marijuana possession penalties.