(a) A person commits the crime of unlawful possession of marihuana in the second degree if, except as otherwise authorized, he possesses marihuana for his personal use only.
(b) Unlawful possession of marihuana in the second degree is a Class A misdemeanor.
Under Alabama law the maximum punishment is one year in jail and a fine as high as $6000.
Alabama Code Title 13A. Criminal Code § 13A-12-214