Legality of cannabis by nation
Summary of legality by nation
|Alduria||Legal||Legal||Legal||Legal||Cannabis in Alduria is regulated by the Marijuana Legalization Act.|
|Alrig||/ Depends||/ Depends||/ Depends||/ Depends||No codified law exists that deals with cannabis. Local courts make a distinction between recreational use which is usually mildly punished with destruction of crops and a day of community service, and medical use which is accepted.|
|Bassarids||Legal||Legal||Legal||Legal||The cultivation, sale, possession, and use of cannabis and its concentrates and derivatives are legal in the Bassarids with minimal to no restrictions.|
|Caradia||Illegal||Illegal||Illegal||Illegal||The use of cannabis in any form has been illegal throughout Caradia due to its use being denounced and subsequently made against Flemic Law by the Flemic Archbishop in 1178 AN. The reigning Archbishop at the time issued the following statement when its use was announced to be illegal: "Any such substance that muddies the mind and slows the arms of the honest worker or devout soldier, must rather be a punishment sent by those who wish to destroy our nation; for all those whose actions are consumed with the undignified demeanor, and whose souls have been tainted by the foul smoke of cowards, as one of those poor fools who indulges of the substance, We must surely wish only the greatest pity, and only the most sovereign cure: Death."|
|Constancia||Legal||Legal||Legal||Legal||Total absence of regulation on production and consumption of all psychoactive substances. The duty of punishing users, particularly the heavily addicted, for their moral failings falls entirely upon the church and commune.|
|Craitland||Legal||Legal||Legal||Legal||Cultivation highly regulated, and sale and imports taxed, akin to laws on alcohol and tobacco. Nationwide smoking ban limits legal consumption to non-burning methods.|
|Elwynn||Legal||Legal||Legal||Legal||Law on the matter mainly inherited from Imperial Decree 897.|
|Florian Republic||Legal||Legal||Legal||Legal||Infamously known as the 'Drug Capital' of Micras. The Florian Republic shortly after the War of Lost Brothers passed legislation to allow the use and production of recreational and medical cannabis. The country is the biggest producer of the drug worldwide and regularly exports the drug to other nations who have legalised it. The nation's capital, Northcliff is famous for its many cannabis shops located around the city centre.|
|Jingdao||Illegal||Illegal||Legal||Legal||Cannabis is seen as a substance that affects the productivity of the nation. Those who use it but seek help for their addiction are not prosecuted but placed in re-education camps, this includes growing for personal use. Those who use it out of disobedience towards the state, or are involved in trafficking it to other citizens risk the death penalty but are usually placed in labor camps as bound servants if it is their first offense. In cases where substance use becomes a problem, including but not limited to cannabis, the Tegong is authorized to intercept the drugs and add cyanide to it, to swiftly clear out a colony of users. The cultivation, import and export of cannabis is legal, as long as the substance is not brought on the Jingdaoese internal market. The Jingdaoese state does not concern itself with drug use in other countries and welcomes the tax income from export to states it perceives to be full of crackheads and junkies, like the Florian Republic.|
|Kalgachia||Legal||Legal||Illegal||Legal||Kalgachia permits cannabis from domestic sources only. The Directorate of Health and Public Welfare imposes a limit on THC content to prevent psychotic side-effects; overly strong varieties are destroyed where found and their users must undergo a period of psychiatric quarantine in a secure institution.|
|Krasnocoria||Illegal||Illegal||Illegal||Illegal||As of 1 October 2019 Skupšteni vote, cannabis is now illegal in all forms. Any import or export to and from Krasnocoria is illegal. Free cigarettes are being exchanged for those who turn in their marijuana, and the government is helping farmers transition to tobacco.|
|Mercury||Illegal||Illegal||Illegal||Illegal||Possession is illegal. The penalty for possession of small amounts is confiscation. Selling or cultivating of cannabis is punishable by up to 5 years in prison, depending on the severity of the offence.|
|Nijima||Legal||Legal||Illegal||Legal||Cultivators must possess a state-issued license, and may only sell to licensed dispensaries, which are the only entities allowed to sell to the public. The state also sets requirements that crops must meet in order to be fit for sale. Smoking of any substance is banned in all outdoor public areas.|
|Palesmenia||Legal||Legal||Illegal||Legal||While possession in small and medical or religious amounts is allowed, any large amounts are to be confiscated at owner to be fined ₭200. Cultivators must have valid in-date permit from the Ministry of Agriculture. Import and Export is strictly banned.|
|Ralgon||Legal||Legal (see notes)||Illegal||Legal||The Ralgons have some bizarre laws regarding the use of cannabis in the country. Importation and exportation is banned due to concerns over conflicts with allies over such items. Only Ralgon citizens are allowed to purchase, cultivate, possess, and use the substance on the mainland. Unlicensed sale of cannabis is illegal by pain of death ad gladium, due to grave concerns expressed by the Ralgon government over the illicit sale of unsafe drugs (tainted cannabis included).
Illegal use/possession by non-citizens is subject to imprisonment and transportation to a penal colony (other than Adrestia) for subjects, and deportation for foreigners after time in prison is complete. Aside from the government itself, very few entities exist with authorization to legally sell the substance. Use by the formal priesthood is illegal and generally subject to defrocking and, in extreme situations, excommunication.
Sale of cannabis is very lightly regulated on Adrestia, save for the ban on importation and exportation. Adrestia generally has more lax laws on the use of otherwise rationed substances than any portion of the Mainland. Here is the only part of Ralgon in which non-citizens are allowed to use the drug freely without fear of reprisal. In the Great Swamp region, special laws exist governing the use of cannabis, and most regulations save importation/exportation are dispensed with, usually to benefit the many Ralgon soldiers, (brown water) sailors, and marines stationed there.
As with all other drugs, smoking is strictly banned in the entirety of the country, unless in situations where it is absolutely necessary to maintain one's own health at this expense. Even in these cases, specialized, well-ventilated spaces are an absolute requirement. Littering with smoking byproducts is even more strongly frowned upon, and (along with littering with nonbiodegradable products) leads to immediate deportation or transportation (without the waste of prison time), or in more severe cases for non-citizen subjects, impressment into the Auxiliaries, which is arguably more painful than prison time.
|Ransenar||Legal||Legal||Legal||Legal||Imperial Decree 897 remains the law in Ransenar as the Ransenari Congress begins to write and debate laws or policies on the subject.|
|Sanama||Illegal||Illegal||Illegal||Illegal||Legislation on possession, use and cultivation is a cantonal matter. Import and export criminalised by the federal government. After the military coup, the new junta banned all handling of drugs and instituted capital punishment for dealers and smugglers.|
|Senya||Illegal||Illegal||Illegal||Illegal||Three-strike policy for use and/or possession, attempting to sell, import, export or grow is punishable by the death penalty.|
|Shireroth||Legal||Legal||Legal||Legal||See Imperial Decree 897.|
|Talenore||Illegal||Illegal||Illegal||Illegal||Possession for personal use punishable by a fine or court mandated treatment.|
|Unified Governorates||Legal||Legal||Legal||Legal||Officially regulated by continuation in effect of Imperial Decree 897. Monopoly on production, distribution, and sale awarded to the ESB Group along with rights to enforcement action against unlicensed competitors.|
|Verionist Republic||Illegal||Illegal||Legal (export only)||Illegal||Cannabis production and possession in the Verionist Republic is only allowed for the purpose of export to foreign countries. Possession for other purposes, and personal use are considered a felony and can result in a prison sentence up to 25 years. Selling cannabis within the borders of the Verionist Republic can lead to life imprisonment when the cannabis is a) of foreign origin; and b) sold, or attempted to be sold, to a purson under the age of 16.|