Smoking tolerance level [1= very illegal 5=virtually legal]: 3.5
Legislation: Possession of 35 grams or less of marijuana is a misdemeanor, punishable by up to one year in jail and a fine up to $1,000. Possession of greater than 35 grams is a felony and is punishable by up to seven years in prison and a fine of up to $5,000. Possession of greater than 30 kilograms is considered trafficking and the penalty is 5 – 15 years in prison. Possession of 100 kilograms or more carries a penalty of 10 years – life in prison.
As of November of 2004, possession of up to 35 grams of cannabis is no longer an arrestable offense. Instead, a simple court summons is to be issued in addition to a maximum fine of $250.
Law Enforcement: Even the tickets and fines are spottily enforced. Confiscation is the typical action taken by the police.
The cops aren’t hot on the voter endorsed ordinance, and made a move to change it, resulting in a modified compromise to settle the issue. Don’t be flagrant with your use. However most first offenses are differed at the and won’t end up on a record if the person keeps their nose clean for a year.
Where to Buy Marijuana in Columbia:
Best to know someone, but if visiting look for chill, counter-culture types downtown, or at the Univ. of Mo.- Columbia campus which is nearly downtown adjacent.
Missouri Marijuana Prices:
1/4th Oz- $20-25
1 Oz- $90-100
1/4th Oz- $90-120
1 Oz- $350-450
and also: “Typically $50-60 per 1/8th ounce of KB $20-40 per 1/8th ounce of mid.
On campus, nugget is widespread. ”
Schwag is readily available through college students. Small home-grown brands exist but are rare. Columbia gets an excellent mix of nugs grown from across the country, but most comes from within the state, from small town farming operations, to higher quality hydro from Kansas City and St. Louis.
I have come across Grandaddy Purp, Purple Haze, as well as a few other brands. You can find sativas and indicas, but most strains are hybrid.
More information: Columbia is directly between Missouri’s two cities St. Louis and Kansas city, just over a hundred miles from each. It’s a medium sized college town, progressive and traditional. Downtown has numerous head shops, bars, resturants and clubs. Peace Nook on Broadway, and Ragtag Cine on 10th St. are great spots to see. Local parks are numerous, as well as state parks and campgrounds all within a 20-30 minute drive.
Columbia is an excellent place for cannabis users to live.