In South Australia, you will get a fine of $50 to $150 for carrying under 100 grams of marijuana or 20 grams of hush.
Possessing up to 50 grams of marijuana or (naturally) growing up to 2 plants is worth the risk in this state – if you are willing to pay a $200 fine when caught.
If you are caught possessing under 50 grams of marijuana in this state, you can be offered a diversion and will escape criminal charges. Keep in mind though, that this only applies to the first time you are caught.
Victoria works with cautions as well – you can get away with a caution twice, as long as you don’t possess more than 50 grams.
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Update: GREAT NEWS! Meanwhile ACT has legalized recreational marijuana use. It’s the first state to do so and should take effect Jan 2020.
Weed is the most frequently used illegal drug in Australia. Considering marijuana is so popular, many Australian cannabis lovers will be happy to hear that the law surrounding using and growing weed seems to be becoming more flexible. Using medical marijuana became legal in 2016, and it is only a matter of time before recreational use will follow suit.
So it’s in your best interest to be polite, especially if you have less than 15 grams on you.
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However, cases like this generally don’t reach that long of a sentence.
Most cannabis offenses will carry both a penalty unit and a maximum imprisonment term.
However, if you choose not to pay the fine or contest it, you will be given a court date.