Who doesn’t want to grow weed in Kentucky? The bluegrass state is the perfect location for growing the best marijuana. There is only one problem though- growing less than five plants is a misdemeanor.
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Marijuana Growing Laws in Kentucky
Normally I don’t bother talking about taxes when it comes to growing marijuana, but Kentucky is a special situation. Their marijuana tax penalty is $2000/per plant if you are caught with 5 or more plants.
If you pay the tax prior to getting caught you only need to pay $1000/per plant. This is in addition to court fees and a maximum fine of $10,000. It is a bit excessive, especially since there is no tax for four plants, the maximum fine is $500 and it is only a misdemeanor.
In December 2016, Kentucky introduced its Cannabis Compassion Act of 2017 to the Kentucky State Senate. The effort is endorsed by the Kentucky Nurse’s Association and supported by the governor.
The proposed law permits home growing of up to twelve plants. Marijuana would be approved for more than 25 conditions, including substance use disorder, ADD, and anxiety.
FAQ About Cannabis Growing in Kentucky
If you grow weed in Kentucky, it is a misdemeanor if it is less than five plants. Should you exceed that, you’ll be required to pay a hefty marijuana tax.
Their marijuana tax penalty is $2000/per plant.
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