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Cocaine laws

Information on the law about Cocaine

Table 11a: Illegal Drugs: Cocaine

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ALABAMA 20-2-1.; 13A-12-210 to 215, 231 (2) Class C felony 28-500 g.: mandatory 3 yrs. and $50,000;
500 g. to 1 kg.: mandatory 5 yrs. and $100,000;
1-10 kg.: mandatory 15 yrs. and $250,000;
Over 10 kg.: mandatory life without parole;
Sale to minor: Class A felony;
Subsequent offense: offenses subject to the Habitual Felony Offender Act;
Unlawful distribution of controlled substance: Class B felony
Class A felony;
28-500 g.: minimum 3 yrs. and $50,000 fine;
500 g. -1 kilo: min. 5 yrs and $100,000 fine;
1-10 kilos: min. 15 yrs. and $250,000 fine; Over 10 kilos: life without parole
ALASKA 11.71.010, et seq. Possessing any amount: Class C felony Delivering to one under 19 and at least 3 yrs. younger: unclassified felony;
Manufactures or delivers any amount: Class B felony
"Continuing criminal enterprise": unclassified felony
ARIZONA 13-3401, et seq.; 36-2501, et seq. Class 4 felony, but for one not previously convicted of felony, court can make it Class 1 misdemeanor; Fine of not less than $2000 or 3 times the value of substance, whichever is greater Class 3 felony; Fine of greater of 3 times value of drugs or $2000; Selling to minors: Class 2 felony and fine of $2000 or 3 times value, whatever is greater. In drug-free school zone: add 1 yr. to sentence and fine for selling to minors Class 2 felony (transport/import); Class 2 felony (manufacture)
ARKANSAS 5-64-401, et seq. Class C felony Class Y felony: depending on amount, prison from 10 to 40 yrs. or life and fines between $25,000 and $250,000;
Subsequent offense: double penalties; increased penalties within 1000 ft. of school
1 g. of cocaine in possession creates a rebuttable presumption of intent to deliver

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CALIFORNIA Health & Safety §11000, et seq. §11350, et seq. State prison and fine up to $70; if probation granted, there are additional requirements State prison 2-4 yrs.;
Possession for sale of "cocaine base": state prison 3-5 yrs.;
Sale to minors: state prison 3, 5, or 7 yrs.;
Sale to day care, preschool, or school children: 5, 7, or 9 yrs.;
Anyone over 18 who sells to a minor or uses a minor in the sale process is punishable in state prison for 3, 6, or 9 yrs.;
Sale within 1000 ft. of school: additional 3, 4, or 5 yrs.;
If sale occurred upon the grounds of a child day care, school, church, synagogue, or youth center, punishment is automatically enhanced by one year; Anyone over 18 yrs who sells to a minor at least 4 years younger as a full and separate enhancement shall be punished by imprisonment in state prison for 3, 4 or 5 yrs.
Sale on many public areas punishable by state prison for 5, 7, or 9 yrs. if seller 5 yrs. older than minor
Transport/import 3-5 yrs.;
County to noncontiguous county: 3, 6, or 9 yrs.
COLORADO 18-18-101, et seq. 18-18-405 Class 4 felony;
Subsequent Offense: twice or more within 6 months and amount greater than 28.5 g.: Defendant shall be sentenced to the Dept. of Corrections for at least the minimum and fined no less than $1000 but not over $500,000 with no probation or suspension
Class 3 felony;
Sale to minor within 1000 ft. of school or public property-Dept. of Corrections for minimum 5 yrs.;
Subsequent offense near school: 20 yrs.
 
CONNECTICUT 21a 240; 243, 278 7 yrs. and/or $50,000;
Subsequent offense: 15 yrs. and/or $100,000;
Third offense: 25 yrs. and/or $250,000
15 yrs. and/or $50,000;
1 oz. (or ½ g. in free-base form) or more: 5-20 yrs. minimum, to life maximum (by a non-drug dependent person);
Subsequent offense: 10-25 yrs.;
Within 1000 ft. of school: additional mandatory 3 yrs.; court may suspend mandatory minimum sentence if person is under 18 or lacks mental capacity
 

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DELAWARE Tit. 16 §4701, et seq. 4751, 4753A Possession, use, consumption: Class A misdemeanor. If applicable, can be subject to First Offenders Controlled Substances Diversion Program (§4764) Class C felony: $5,000-$50,000; If not addicted: felony, mandatory 6 yrs.;
To a minor: Class C felony; if under 16, mandatory 1 yr. prison; On school property: up to 15 yrs. and $250,000;
Subsequent offense: if not addicted: mandatory 12 yrs.; Where death as a result involved: Class B felony-$10,000-$100,000 fine;
If person knowingly purchases from a minor: Class C felony; (More severe penalties if near school §4767-68);
If the seller is under the age of 16 there is a mandatory sentence of 1 year. not subject to suspension/probation/pardon;
If seller is under the age of 14 mandatory sentence of 2 years
If on any single occasion one has: 10 grams or more: class B felony; 10-50 g.: 2 yrs. minimum and $50,000;
50-100 g.: 4 yrs. minimum and $100,000;
More than 100 g.: 8 yrs. minimum and $400,000
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 48-901.02 et seq., 48-904.01 et seq. Possession: up to 30 yrs.,up to $500,000;
Subsequent offense: double penalties
Sale, manufacture, distribute: not over 30 yrs. and/or $500,000; Subsequent offense: double penalties;
Within drug-free zone or to minors: up to twice the punishment.
 
FLORIDA 775.082 to .084; 893.01, et seq. 3rd degree felony; Possession of 28 g. is trafficking (1st degree felony) 2nd degree felony (penalties more severe near school) All sentencing is to be done pursuant to sentencing guidelines: 28-200 g.: $50,000 and 3 yrs.;
200-400 g.: $100,000 and 7 yrs.;
400 g.-150 kg.: 15 yrs. and $250,000; Over 150 kg.: 1st degree felony with life imprisonment
GEORGIA 16-13-20, et seq. Over 28 g. is trafficking; Possession of any amount is a felony punishable with minimum 2-15 yrs.; Subsequent offense: minimum 5-30 yrs. Felony: 5-30 yrs.; Subsequent offense: mandatory life 28-200 g.: mandatory 10 yrs. and $200,000; 200-400 g.: mandatory 15 yrs. and $300,000; Over 400 g.: mandatory 25 yrs. and $1,000,000
HAWAII 329-14, et seq.; 712-1240, et seq. 1/8-1 oz.: Class B felony; 1 oz. or more: Class A felony; Subsequent offense: Class A or B felony based on quantity Any amount: Class B felony; 1/8 oz. or more, or any amount to a minor: Class A felony  

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IDAHO 37-2701, et seq. Felony, up to 7 yrs. and/or $15,000;
Subsequent offense: double penalties;
Possession of 28 g. or more is trafficking
Felony, up to life and $25,000; Subsequent offense: double penalties 28-200 g.: Mandatory 3 yrs. and minimum $10,000;
200-400 g.: Mandatory 5 yrs. and minimum $15,000;
Over 400 g.: mandatory 10 yrs. and minimum $25,000;
Maximum sentence life; maximum fine $100,000
ILLINOIS 720 ILCS 570/200, et seq.; Uniform Controlled Substances Act 1-15 g.: Class 1 felony, $250,000
15-100 g.: Class 1 felony, mandatory 4-15 yrs.;
100-400 g.: mandatory 6-30 yrs.;
400-900 g.: mandatory 8-40 yrs.;
Over 900 g.: mandatory 10-50 yrs.;
Fines for any offense involving 100 g. or more: greater of $200,000 or street value
15-100 g.: 6-30 yrs.;
100-400 g.: 9-40 yrs.;
400-900 g.: 12-50 yrs.;
Over 900 g.: 15-60 yrs.;
Sale to minors: double penalties;
Within 1000 ft. of truck stop or safety rest: double penalties;
Within 1000 ft. of school: Class Y felony
Trafficking: double penalties
INDIANA 35-48-2-1 et seq.; 35-48-4-1, et seq. Possession of any amount: at least Class D felony Under 3 g. but within 1000 feet of school property: Class B felony;
Over 3 g.: Class C felony; Possession of 3 g. or more within 1000 feet of school property: Class A felony
Class B felony unless amount is over 3 grams or delivery to minor 3 yrs. younger or delivery on/in school property or within 1000 feet of property or on school bus, then Class A felony  

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IOWA 124.101, et seq.   500 g. or less: Class C felony, $1000 to $50,000
500g. to 5 kg.: Class B felony, $5000 to $100,000
Over 5 kg.: Class B felony, up to 50 yrs. and $1,000,000
Subsequent offense: triple penalties;
More severe penalties for distribution to minors or person 3 yrs. younger;
An adult who distributes to a minor: Class B felony, min. confinement 5 yrs. within 1,000 ft. of public/private school grounds, or recreational area, on a school bus, min. confinement 10 yrs.
 
KANSAS 65-4101, et seq. Level 4 felony;
Subsequent offense: Level 2 felony;
Third offense: Level 1 felony and life in prison
Level 3 felony;
Subsequent offense: Level 2 felony;
Third offense: Level 1 felony and life in prison;
Sell within 1000 ft. of school or to minors: Level 2 felony
 
KENTUCKY 218A.010, et seq. Class D felony
Subsequent offense: Class C felony
Class C felony;
Subsequent offense: Class B felony;
Selling to minor: Class C felony 1st offense, Class B felony subsequent offenses.
First offense: Class C felony;
Subsequent offense: Class B felony;
Within 1000 yds. of school: higher penalties
LOUISIANA §§40:961, et seq. Under 28 g.: 5 yrs. with or without hard labor and $5,000;
28-200 g.: 10-60 yrs. hard labor and $50,000 to $150,000;
200-400 g.: 20-60 yrs. hard labor and $100,000 to $350,000;
Over 400 g.: 30-60 yrs. hard labor and $250,000 to $600,000
5-30 yrs. hard labor and/or up to $50,000;
Sale to minors by persons over 25: life imprisonment;
Sale to minors by those at least 3 yrs. his junior: double penalties
Production or manufacturing cocaine base: 40-99 yrs. hard labor without parole or suspension and up to $500,000 fine
MAINE Tit. 17A §§1101, et seq. Class D crime;
Over 14 g.: Class B crime and creates presumption of trafficking
Class B crime; 7 g. or more creates presumption of furnishing;
Sale to minor or within 1000 ft. of school: more serious penalties
Possession of 14 g. or more is trafficking

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MARYLAND Art. 27 §§276, et seq. Misdemeanor with penalty of up to 4 yrs. and/or $25,000;
Bringing 28 g. into state: felony with penalty of up to $50,000 and/or 25 yrs.;
Subsequent offense: double penalties
Felony with penalty of 20 yrs. and/or $25,000;
Sale of more than 448 g. or 50 g. of crack: not less than 40 yrs.;
Subsequent offense: double penalties; 2 yrs. mandatory, not less than 10 yr. sentence;
Third offense: not less than 40 yrs.
Sale to minors or near school property: stricter penalties
If "drug kingpin" 20-40 yrs. and/or $1,000,000 fine
MASSACHUSETTS Ch. 94c §§1, et seq. 1 yr. and/or $1,000 Subsequent offense: 2 yrs. and/or $2000;
Over 14 g. is trafficking
2½-10 yrs. and/or $1000 to $10,000;
Subsequent offense: 5-15 yrs. and/or $2500 to $25,000
14-28 g.: 3-15 yrs. and/or $2500 to $25,000;
28-100 g.: 5-20 yrs. and/or $5000 to $50,000;
100-200 g.: 10-20 yrs. and/or $10,000 to $100,000;
Over 200 g.: 15-20 yrs. and/or $50,000 to $500,000
MICHIGAN 333.7214; 333.7401, et seq. Under 25 g.: Up to 4 yrs. and/or $25,000;
25-50 g.: 1-4 yrs. and/or up to $25,000 or probation for life;
50-225 g.: 10-20 yrs.;
225-650 g.: 20-30 yrs.;
Over 650 g.: 25 yrs.–life imprisonment
Felony: Under 50 g.: 1-20 yrs. and/or $25,000 or probation for life;
50-225 g.: 10-20 yrs.;
225-650 g.: 20-30 yrs.;
Over 650 g.: 20 yrs.–life imprisonment;
Sale to minor or near school property: up to double penalties
 
MINNESOTA 152.01, et seq. Any possession: 15 yrs. and/or $100,000;
3-6 g.:up to 20 yrs. and/or $250,000;
6-25 g.: up to 25 yrs. and/or $500,000;
Over 25 g.: up to 30 yrs. and/or $1,000,000;
Subsequent offense: depends on level of prior offenses, 4-40 yrs. and/or up to $1,000,000
Any amount: up to 20 yrs. and/or $250,000;
3-10 g.: up to 25 yrs. and/or $500,000;
Over 10 g.: up to 30 yrs. and/or $1,000,000;
Subsequent offense: depends on level of prior offense, 4-40 yrs. and/or up to $1,000,000;
Sale to minor -any amount: up to 25 yrs. and/or $500,000
 
MISSISSIPPI 41-29-101, et seq.; 49-29-139 <0.1 gram: misdemeanor or felony; 0.1–2 g.: 2–8 yrs. and up to $50,000; 2–10 g.: 4–16 yrs. and up to $250,000; 10–30 g.: 6–24 yrs. and up to $500,000; >30 g.: 10–30 yrs. and up to $1 million No specified term up to 30 yrs. and/or $5000 to $1,000,000 Subsequent offense: double penalty;
Mandatory 30 yrs. without parole for 3 or more offenses within 12 month period
Any one over 21 who sells 2 or more oz. of cocaine in a 12 month period shall have life in prison without suspension or parole

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MISSOURI 195.010, et seq. Class C felony;
Subsequent offense: subject to prior & persistent offenders statute §195.295
Class B felony;
Subsequent offense: subject to prior & persistent offenders statute §195.295;
Distribution to minor under 17 or 2 yrs. junior: Class B felony;
Within 2000 ft. of school: Class A felony
Trafficking drugs in 1st degree;
Delivery associated/attempt to deliver: 150-450 g.: Class A felony: More than 450 g.: Class A felony term without parole;
2-6 g: cocaine base (crack): Class A felony;
Over 6 g.: Class A felony, term without parole;
Trafficking in 2nd degree: Buying/attempting to buy: 150-450 g.: Class B felony;
More than 450 g.: Class A felony;
2-6 g. cocaine base (crack): Class B felony;
Over 6 g.: Class A felony
MONTANA 45-9-101, et seq.; 50-32-101, et seq. Up to 5 yrs. and/or $50,000;
Criminal possession with intent to sell: up to 20 yrs. and/or $50,000
Two yrs. to life and/or $50,000 (4 yrs. if sale to minor);
Subsequent offense: 10 yrs. to life and/or $50,000 (20 yrs. if sale to minor);
Third offense: not less than 20 yrs. and/or $50,000 (40 yrs. if sale to minor);
Offense of criminal sale of dangerous drugs on or near school property: 3 yrs. to life and/or $50,000
Criminal production/manufacture: 5 yrs. to life and/or $50,000;
Subsequent offense: 20 yrs. to life and/or $50,000;
Third offense: 40 yrs. to life and/or $50,000
NEBRASKA 28-401, et seq. Class IV felony 10-28 g.: Class 1 D felony;
28-140 g.: Class 1C felony;
Over 140 g.: Class 1B felony (Crack or cocaine);
Class III felony anyone 18 or older who knowingly sells to a minor in, on, or within 1,000 ft. of the real property of a private/public school. From elementary through university or youth centers: Shall be punished by the next higher penalty classification greater than Class B felony
 

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NEVADA 453.011; NAC 453.510 1-6 yrs. and $5000;
Subsequent offense: 1-10 yrs. and $10,000;
Third offense: 1-20 yrs. and $20,000
1-20 yrs. and $20,000;
Subsequent offense: 5-20 yrs. and $20,000;
Third offense: life or 15 yrs. mandatory and $20,000
4-14 g.: 1-6 yrs. and $50,000;
14-28 g.: 2-15 yrs. and $100,000;
Over 28 g.: 25-life and $500,000;
Double penalties for sale near school
NEW HAMPSHIRE 318-B:1, et seq. Class B felony with fine up to $25,000;
Subsequent offense: Class A felony with fine up to $50,000
Under .5 oz. (less than 1 oz. of crack): up to 7 yrs. and/or $100,000;
.5 to 5 oz. (1 oz.-5 oz. of crack): up to 20 yrs. and/or $300,000;
5 oz. and over: up to 30 yrs. and/or $500,000;
Subsequent offense: Under .5 oz. (less than 1 oz. of crack): up to 15 yrs. and/or $200,000;
.5 to 5 oz. (1 oz. -5 oz. of crack): up to 40 yrs. and/or $500,000;
5 oz. and over: maximum life and/or $500,000
 
NEW JERSEY 24:21-1, et seq.; 2C:35-2, et seq. Crime of 3rd degree, $35,000 .5 oz. or less: crime of 3rd degree, $75,000;
.5 oz. to 5 oz.: crime of 2nd degree;
Over 5 oz.: crime of 1st degree, fixed prison term and $300,000;
Selling within 1000 feet of school: fixed prison term and up to $100,000;
Selling to minor or pregnant female: double penalties
Leader of narcotics trafficking network: life (25 yr. minimum before parole) and/or $500,000
NEW MEXICO 30-31-1, et seq. 4th degree felony 2nd degree felony;
Subsequent offense: 1st degree felony;
Within drug-free school zone: 1st degree felony
 
NEW YORK Penal §§220, et seq.;
Pub. Health §§3306, 3307
Knowingly possessing: Any amount: Class A misdemeanor;
Criminal possession in the fifth (5th) degree
Over 500 mg.: Class D felony;
Over ⅛ oz.: Class C felony;
Over ½ oz.: Class B felony;
Over 2 oz.: Class A-II felony;
Over 4 oz.: class A-I felony;
Any amount with intent to sell: Class D felony;
Any amount of narcotic drug with intent to sell: Class B felony
Class D felony in general, then:
Over ½ oz.: Class A-II felony;
Over 2 oz.: Class A-I felony;
On school grounds or narcotic preparation to someone under 21: Class B felony
 

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NORTH CAROLINA 90-86, et seq. Class I felony Class G felony;
Selling of controlled substance to person under 16 or pregnant female or within 300 ft. of school property: Class E felony
28-200 g.: Class G felony, 35-42 mos. and $50,000;
200-400 g.: Class F felony, 70-84 mos. and $100,000;
400 g. and over: Class D felony, 175-219 mos. and $250,000
NORTH DAKOTA 19-03.1-01, et seq. Class C felony;
Within 1000 ft. of school: Class B felony
Class A felony: at least 1 yr.;
2nd offense: at least 5 yrs.;
3rd offense: 20 yrs.;
If over 500 g. of cocaine or over 5 g. of crack: Class B felony;
Sale within 1000 ft. of school or to a minor: at least 4 yrs.;
Selling to a minor by an 18 year old;
Subsequent offense: 8 yrs
 
OHIO 2925.01, et seq.;
3719.01, et seq.
5th degree felony;
5-25 g.: 4th degree felony;
25-100 g.: 3rd degree felony;
100-500 g.: 2nd degree felony;
500-1000 g.: 1st degree felony;
over 1000 g.: 1st degree felony with mandatory maximum prison term
5th degree felony;
5-10 g.: 4th degree felony 10-100 g.: 3rd degree felony;
100-500 g.: 2nd degree felony;
500-1000 g.: 1st degree felony;
over 1000 g.: 1st degree felony with mandatory maximum prison term;
Within 1000 ft. of school or 100 ft. of juvenile: more severe penalties
 
OKLAHOMA Tit. 63 §§2-101, et seq. Felony, 2-10 yrs.;
Subsequent offense: felony, 4-20 yrs.;
Within 1000 ft. of school or in presence of child under 12: up to double penalties;
Subsequent offense: up to triple penalties
Felony, 5 yrs.-life, up to $100,000;
Subsequent offense: double penalties with at least 10 yrs;
Within 1000 ft. of school or in presence of child under 12: up to double penalties;
Subsequent offense: up to triple penalties
28-300 g.: $25,000-100,000 and prison term;
300 g. or more: $100,000-500,000 and prison term
OREGON Chapter 475 Class B or C felony 8-10 g.: Commercial drug offense if over $300 cash, firearm or packaging materials; stolen property; using public lands or customer lists;
Over 10 g.: Category 6 crime
Class A or B felony;
Delivery and manufacture of over 10 g.: Category 8 crime
PENNSYLVANIA Tit. 35 §§780-101, et seq. Misdemeanor, 1 yr. and/or $5000;
Subsequent offense: 3 yrs. and/or $25,000
Felony, 15 yrs. and/or $250,00 or higher fine if necessary to recover drug profit;
Subsequent offense or sale to minor: double penalties
 

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RHODE ISLAND 21-28-4.01, et seq. Nolo contendere pleas: 100 hrs. community service and drug education program;
Up to 1 oz.: 3 yrs. and/or $500 to $5000;
1 oz.-1 kg.: 10-50 yrs. and/or $10,000-$50,000;
Over 1 kg.: 20 yrs. to life and $25,000 to $1,000,000
Person not drug dependent: life and/or $10,000 to $500,000;
Drug dependent: 30 yrs. and or $3000 to $100,000;
1 kg.: minimum 10-50 yrs. and/or $10,000 to $500,000;
Over 1 kg.: 20 yrs.-life and/or $25,000-$1,000,000;
Sale to minor or 3 yrs. junior: minimum 15 yrs. and up to $500,000;
Within 300 yds. of school: double penalties
 
SOUTH CAROLINA 44-53-110 Misdemeanor, up to 2 yrs. and/or $5000;
Possession of 10 g. of cocaine prima facie evidence of violation of intent to sell;
Subsequent offense: felony, 5 yrs. and/or $5000;
Third offense: felony, 5 yrs. and/or $10,000
For crack: less than 1 g.: felony, 5 yrs. and $5000;
2nd offense: 10 yrs. and $10,000;
Subsequent offense: 10-115 yrs. and $15,000;
Possession of over 10 grains is prima facie evidence of intent to sell/distribute
Any amount: felony, up to 15 yrs. and/or $25,000;
10-28 g.: 3-10 yrs. and/or $10,000;
28-200 g.: 7-25 yrs. and/or $50,000;
200-400 g.: 10-25 yrs. and/or $100,000;
Over 400 g.: 15-30 yrs. and/or $200,000;
Subsequent offense: felony, 5–30 yrs. and/or $50,000;
Third offense: 15-30 yrs. and/or $50,000;
For crack: felony, up to 15 yrs. and $25,000;
2nd offense: up to 25 yrs. and $50,000;
Subsequent offense: up to 30 yrs.and $100,000
Sale to minor: up to 20 yrs. and/or $30,000;
Sale within ½-mile radius of school: $10,000 and up to 10 yrs. (10-15 for crack)
10-28 g.: 3-10 yrs. without probation and $25,000;
2nd offense: 5-30 yrs. and $50,000;
Subsequent offense: 25-30 yrs. and $50,000;
28-100 g.: 7-25 yrs. without probation and $50,000;
2nd offense: 7-30 yrs. and $50,000;
Subsequent offense: 25-30 yrs. and $50,000;
100-200 g.: mandatory 25 yrs. without probation and $50,000;
200-400 g.: mandatory 25 yrs. without probation and $100,000;
400 g. and over: mandatory 25-30 yrs. without probation and $200,000
SOUTH DAKOTA 22-42-1, et seq. 34-20B-1, et. seq. Class 4 felony Fine up to $10,000 for any conviction:
Class 4 felony, mandatory 1 yr. without suspension;
Sale to minor: Class 2 felony, mandatory 5 yrs.;
Subsequent offense: mandatory 10 yrs. without suspension;
To minor: mandatory 15 yrs. without suspension
Sale in drug-free zone: Class 4 felony, min. 5 yrs.
 

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TENNESSEE 39-17-401, et seq. Possession or casual exchange: Class A misdemeanor unless adult to minor and adult is 2 yrs. the minor's senior, then felony;
Subsequent offense: if 2 or more prior convictions: Class E felony;
Less than .5 grams is a class C felony, may be fined up to $100,000.;
Class B .5 grams or less and at commission of crime, death occurred, defendant concealed a deadly weapon.
Less than .5 g.: Class C felony and up to 100,000;
Over .5 g.: Class B felony and up to $100,000;
Over 26 g.: Class B felony and up to $200,000;
Over 300 g.: Class A felony and up to $500,000;
Sale to minor under 18 or in drug-free school zone: one class higher than amount required;
Minimum penalty amounts: 1st drug felony: $2000; 2nd: $2500; 3rd: $3000
 
TEXAS Health & Safety §§481.001, et seq. Less than 1 g.: state jail felony; 1-4 g.: 3rd degree felony; 4-200 g.: 2nd degree felony; 200-400 g.: 1st degree felony; 400 g. and over: 10-99 yrs. or life at Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice institution and/or $100,000 Less than 1 g.: state jail felony;
1-4 g.: 2nd degree felony;
4-200 g.: 1st degree felony;
200-400 g.: Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice institution for life or 10-99 yrs. and/or $100,000;
400 g. and over: Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice institution for life or 15-99 yrs. and/or $250,000;
Delivery to minor under 17 who is enrolled in school: 2nd degree felony;
Within drug-free zone: penalties doubled
 
UTAH 58-37, et. seq. 3rd degree felony;
Subsequent offense: one degree greater penalty than provided
2nd degree felony;
Subsequent offense: 1st degree felony;
Within 1000 ft. of school or to minor: one degree more than provided except 1st degree is mandatory 5 yrs.
 
VERMONT Tit. 18 §4231 Up to 2.5 g.: 1 yr. and/or $2000;
2.5 g. to 1 oz.: up to 5 yrs. and/or $100,000;
1 oz. to 1 lb: up to 10 yrs. and/or $250,000;
Subsequent offense: double penalties
Delivery: 3 yrs. and/or $75,000;
Sale: 5 yrs. and/or $100,000;
Sale or delivery of: 2.5 g.-1 oz.: 10 yrs. and/or $250,000;
Over 1 oz.: 20 yrs. and/or $1,000,000;
Subsequent offense: double penalties;
Sale to minor or on school grounds: up to 5-10 yrs. and/or $25,000
(Permissive Inference) 300 g. or more with intent to sell: up to 30 yrs. and/or $1 million (same applies to 60 g. of crack cocaine)

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VIRGINIA 18.2-247; 54.1-3448 Class 5 felony 5-40 yrs. and up to $500,000 If defendant proves he gave drug (1) not for profit; (2) not to an inmate, or (3) not for recipient to become addicted, then Class 5 felony;
"Drug kingpin" if over 5 kg.: up to $1,000,000 and 20 yrs. to life with 20 yrs. mandatory;
Subsequent offense: at court or jury's discretion, life or not less than 5 yrs. and up to $500,000;
Sale to minor or within 1000 ft. of school: stricter penalties
 
WASHINGTON 69.50.101, et seq. Up to 5 yrs. and/or $10,000;
Subsequent offense: double penalties
[Effective July 2004] Class B felony; 1) up to 10 yrs. and/or $25,000 (less than 2 kg.) or 2) $100,000 and $50 for each g. in excess (over 2 kg.)
Subsequent offense: up to double penalties;
Sale within 1000 ft. of school: double penalties;
Sale to minor: Class C felony
 
WEST VIRGINIA 60A-1-101 to 60A-8-13 Misdemeanor, 90 days to 6 months and/or $1000;
Subsequent offense: double penalties
Felony, 1-15 yrs. and/or $25,000;
Subsequent offense: double penalties;
Sale to minor or within 1000 ft. of school: mandatory 2 yrs.
Transport into the state with intent to deliver: felony, 1-15 yrs. and/or $25,000
WISCONSIN §961.41 et seq. Possession or attempt to possess: 1 yr. and/or up to $5000 in county jail;
Subsequent offense: class I felony
Less than 1 g.: class G felony; 1–5 g.: class F felony; 5–15 g.: class E felony; 15–40 g.: class D felony; over 40 g.: class C felony; Sale within 1000 ft. of school: mandatory 3 yrs. without parole  
WYOMING 35-7-1001 to 1057 Less than 3 g. of cocaine or less than .5 g. of crack: misdemeanor, up to 1 yr. and/or $1000;
Greater than 3 g. of cocaine or .5 g. of crack: felony, 7 yrs. and/or $15,000;
Subsequent offense: up to 5 yrs. and/or $5000 or double penalties
Up to 20 yrs. and/or $25,000;
Subsequent offense or sale to minor or within drug-free zone: double penalties
 

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