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Marijuana is a Schedule I substance in Idaho, which makes cannabis illegal for recreational and medical use. Under Idaho law, marijuana possession is punishable by one to five years of jail time and fines up to $50 thousand.
Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is legal for purchase and use in the state if it contains less than .3% of THC. After a failed attempt in 2022, a coalition of patients and advocates are gathering signatures to put a medical cannabis initiative on the ballot in 2024. If successful, this would create a medical marijuana program in Idaho.
The cultivation of cannabis is illegal in Idaho. Growing marijuana is a felony offense under Idaho law and is punishable by up to five years of jail time and fines ranging from $15 to $50,000. The harshest penalties apply to Idaho residents growing more than 100 plants.