Drug Trafficking FAQ

Drug Charges
Amountmandatory prison (in months)*minimum fine
Marijuana
10-50 lbs25-39$5000
50-2000 lbs35-51$25000
2000-10,000lbs70-93$50,000
More than 10,000175-222$200,000
synthetic cannabinoid
(in 3 gm dosage units)
50-250 dosage units25-39$5,000
250-1250 dosage units35-51$25,000
1250-3750 dosage units70-93$50,000
3750+ dosage units175-222$200,000
methaqualone
1,000-5,000 dosage units35-51$25,000
5,000-10,000 dosage units70-93$50,000
10,000 + dosage units175-222$200,000
Cocaine
28-200 gms35-51$50,000
200-400 gms70-93$100,000
400 gms+175-222$250,000
Methamphetamine
28-200 gms70-93$50,000
200-400 gms90-120$100,000
400 gms+225-282$250,000
Amphetamine
28-200 gms25-39$50,000
200-400 gms35-51$100,000
400 gms+90-120$250,000
MDPV & Mephedrone
28-200 gms70-93$50,000
200-400 gms90-120$100,000
400 gms+225-282$250,000
opium or heroin
4-14 gms70-93$50,000
14-28 gms90-120$100,000
28 gms +225-282$500,000
Lysergic Acid Diethylamide/LSD
100-500 dosage units35-51$25,000
500-1000 dosage units70-93$50,000
1000 + dosage units175-222$200,000
MDMA/MDA/DMA
100-500 dosage units
or 28-200 grams
35-51$25,000
500-1,000 dosage units
200-400 gms
70-93$50,000
1,000+ dosage units
400+ gms
175-222$250,000

*A defendant may not receive a probation sentence unless the judge determines that the defendant has provided “substantial assistance in the identification, arrest, or conviction of any accomplices, accessories, co-conspirators, or principals”.

Any sentences must run consecutively to any other sentence being served by the defendant.