Is Weed Legal in Indiana?
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It is quite a surprise that even though almost 38 US states have legalized medical marijuana, Indiana lawmakers are still not sure if there’s a need to legalize cannabis or not. As of 2024, both recreational and medical marijuana remains illegal in Indiana.

No, recreational marijuana consumption/possession is illegal in Indiana. The laws set in place to ensure no one possesses marijuana for personal use are very strict.

No, Indiana is not one of the US states having an active medical marijuana program yet. The state has marked any kind of marijuana illegal and there’s no channel for a patient to obtain a medical marijuana card within the state.

Penalties for Marijuana Possession

Possession of up to 2 ounces of marijuana is a Class B misdemeanor punishable by one year in prison and a fine of up to $5000.

Is Weed Decriminalized in Indiana?

Apart from Marion County which has decriminalized less than one ounce of marijuana possession, weed is not yet decriminalized anywhere else in the state, and possessing even a small amount of marijuana can result in heavy fines being imposed or prison time.

The Future of Cannabis Legalization in Indiana

House Bill 1154 is a ray of hope for the residents of Indiana ad the bill will allow adults to possess up to one ounce of marijuana or eight ounces of cannabis concentrate from state-licensed dispensaries. If passed, the bill will also allow adults to grow up to six Cannabis plants at home.

Indiana Marijuana Laws In 2024

  • Both recreational and medical marijuana is illegal in Indiana.
  • Low-level possession of marijuana is a Class B misdemeanor punishable by six months in prison and a fine of up to $5000.


Can I Grow My Cannabis In Indiana?

  • No, cultivation of cannabis is illegal and a punishable offense in Indiana.
  • No, smoking marijuana in any capacity is illegal in Indiana.

Can I Buy Marijuana Products Online?

  • Sales and distribution of cannabis are illegal in Indiana which prevents online distributors and cultivators to function within the state boundaries.

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