Cannabis in Indiana

Indiana Cannabis Laws

Is Weed Legal in Indiana?

No, weed is not legal in the state of Indiana. The possession, sale, manufacture and consumption of marijuana is illegal within Indiana. Despite being surrounded by three states that have legalized marijuana in some way, Indiana has held fast to the idea of keeping marijuana a crime. Sadly, according to several news sources, Indiana does not look promising towards legalizing cannabis any time soon. Although 2/3 of the state’s population is supportive of legalization and several internal investigations with the state’s law enforcement has confirmed that many state residents cross the border to fulfill their cannabis-related need, it is imperative to acknowledge that cannabis is still highly illegal in the eyes of the state.

Buying Marijuana in Indiana

Buying marijuana in Indiana for any reason is still considered a crime. Indiana is regarded for having some of the harshest laws against the sale, possession and use of cannabis within the country. Please refrain from partaking in cannabis while residing within the state’s borders.

Buying Marijuana at a Retail Location

Buying marijuana at a retail location is considered a crime and is completely illegal in the state of Indiana. It is only possible to purchase CBD with a THC concentration of less than .03%.

Using a Marijuana Delivery Service

Marijuana delivery services are incredibly illegal within the state of Indiana. In circumstances in which 30+ grams of cannabis are being sold, marijuana “delivery” is classified as a felony resulting in 1+ years in incarceration and a massive fine.

Store Hours

Due to the high illegality of cannabis, there are no cannabis stores in the state of Indiana. Once marijuana does become legalized, be sure to check back in with us at Where’s Weed for all of your cannabis needs and inquiries.

Purchasing Restrictions

In the state of Indiana, the only purchasing restriction they have is to NOT purchase marijuana. Please keep in mind that besides low-THC CBD, cannabis is extremely illegal and is actively pursued by law enforcement.

Available Products

As stated above, cannabis is highly illegal in the state of Indiana and therefore has no available THC-potent products for you to buy and consume. Once the state of Indiana changes its laws concerning marijuana, please visit Where’s Weed to stay up to date with marijuana in your state.

Taxes on Marijuana in Indiana

Taxes on Recreational Marijuana in Indiana

Taxes on recreational marijuana is nonexistent because recreational marijuana is not legal. While marijuana is still highly illegal in the state of Indiana for both the possession and sale of marijuana, if one is found to be in the possession of marijuana, you are required to have purchased a tax stamp for the product. Costing $3.50 / gram, if caught without a state-provided stamp, you are liable to pay the penalty of 200% of the tax assessed to the contraband in addition to any criminal fines.

Taxes on Medical Marijuana in Indiana

Much like above, medical marijuana is still a crime in the state of Indiana. While still being illegal, if caught in the possession of marijuana, you are expected to have a state-provided tax stamp on the contraband. These tax stamps cost just $3.50 per gram of marijuana, however, if caught without the stamp attached to the product, you are mandated to pay a penalty of 200% of the initial tax assessed.


Possession of marijuana is highly illegal within the state of Indiana. The laws are pretty straightforward. If caught with marijuana of any amount for the first time, it is classified as a misdemeanor, liable for up to 180 days in incarceration with a subsequent fine of $1000. If you get caught again carrying less than 30 g, incarceration is bumped up to 1 year and a $5000 fine. If caught carrying more than 30 grams with a prior drug offense, charges are classified as a felony. Resulting in a maximum penalty of 2.5 years in incarceration and a $10,000 fine.

Using Marijuana in Indiana

The use of marijuana in Indiana is completely prohibited for both medical and recreational use. Indiana is widely known for being incredibly proactive in the enforcement of marijuana and is subsequently known for having some of the harshest punishments in the country. Once the state’s laws change, please revisit us here at Where’s Weed to get all of the information you need to consume cannabis safely and legally.

Smoking on Federal Lands

As you might know, cannabis has not yet been federally legalized. Therefore, selling, possessing, and consuming cannabis on federal land is a very dangerous crime to commit. Having taken place on federal land, what might have been a misdemeanor automatically becomes a federal crime. For possession alone carries up to one year in jail and a large fine. Whatever you do, please be more careful while on federal land.

Medical Marijuana in Indiana

Medical marijuana is still very much illegal in Indiana. Under no circumstances is marijuana allowed within the state. Regardless of medical conditions or prescriptions made in other states, the possession and use of marijuana in Indiana are very much illegal.

How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Indiana

While in many states medical marijuana is legal and each state has its own process for obtaining a medical card for the ability to possess and consume marijuana, Indiana is not one of them. Indiana officials have been very public for their disinterest in legalizing cannabis, even for medical purposes. For these reasons, obtaining an MMJ card is not possible.

Out of State Medical Cards Indiana

As stated above, medical marijuana is highly prohibited. Even if prescribed for cannabis in a different state, you are not allowed to medicate while in Indiana. More so, the reciprocity of an MMJ card is nonexistent. Once the state changes its laws regarding marijuana, be sure to tune back in with us for an updated analysis of Indiana’s laws regarding marijuana.

How to Transport Marijuana in Indiana

Transporting Marijuana in Indiana

Transporting marijuana in Indiana is highly illegal. Because marijuana is illegal both federally and in the state, it is illegal to possess any amount of marijuana within the state’s borders. If transporting marijuana from one marijuana-legal state to another, please be sure to avoid Indiana roadways to prevent legal action.

Driving While Under the Influence of Marijuana

By no means is it legal or okay to drive while under the influence of marijuana. Besides having impaired your motor functions, legally it is considered a DUI. If pulled over, cops are allowed to test your motor skills with extensive tests and if deemed impaired, they are legally allowed to search your vehicle for substances. Please refrain from driving impaired for your sake and other’s safety.

Driving Across State Lines with Marijuana

Despite legalization efforts in certain states, driving across state lines puts you into federal jurisdiction. Although Indiana is surrounded by multiple states with legalized cannabis, getting caught transporting weed across state boundaries is often considered trafficking, in addition to being charged with possession. Jail time instantly skyrockets as well do the fines associated with being caught. Please think twice about what is in your car when you decide to drive across state lines.

Growing Marijuana in Indiana

Growing marijuana is highly prohibited in Indiana. Growing weed is considered the same offense as selling weed in the state of Indiana’s eyes. Growing anything less than 30 grams is a misdemeanor with a $5,000 fine. Anything more than 30 grams is considered a felony with over $10,000 in fines.


Frequently asked questions about cannabis in Indiana

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