Sioux City, IA, Iowa
Smoking tolerance level [1= very illegal 5=virtually legal]: 3.8
Legislation: By Iowa law, the possession of any amount of marijuana is a misdemeanor, punishable by up to six months in jail and a fine of up to $1,000. For a second offense the penalties increase to up to one year in jail and a fine of up to $1,500. Subsequent offenses are punishable by up to two years and a fine of $500 – $5,000. There is the possibility for conditional discharge for possession charges. Possession within 1,000 feet of a school, public park, swimming pool or recreation center adds an additional 100 hours of community service to the sentence.
Law enforcement: cops don’t go out of their way to bust somebody smoking pot. If you’re smart about what you’re doing, they will leave you be. BUT, if you give them reason to stop you and then they find weed on you… they probably won’t let you go. It does happen on occasion, though.
Where to buy marijuana: Pretty much anywhere in the city, espically on the west and northsides.
Marijuana prices: 7g=$20
Marijuana brands: Mostly cheap swag.
The occasional nuggets come around.