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Trafficking in Drugs and Mandatory Minimums

Cocaine Trafficking Penalties

  • 28 grams – 200 grams: 3 year mandatory minimum sentence; $50,000 fine
  • 200 grams – 400 grams: 7 year mandatory minimum sentence; $100,000 fine
  • 400 grams – 150 kilograms: 15 year mandatory minimum sentence; $250,000 fine
  • More than 150 kilograms: First degree felony: Life imprisonment with no parole eligibility

Cannabis Trafficking Penalties

  • 25-2,000 pounds or 300 to 2,000 plants: 3 year mandatory minimum prison sentence; $25,000 fine
  • 2,000 pounds – 10,000 pounds or 2,000 – 10,000 plants: 7 year mandatory minimum prison sentence; $50,000 fine
  • 10,000 pounds or more: 15 years mandatory minimum prison sentence; $200,000 fine

Heroin Trafficking Penalties

  • 4-14 grams: 3 year mandatory minimum prison sentence; $50,000 fine
  • 14-28 grams: 15 year mandatory minimum prison sentence; $100,000 fine
  • 28 grams – 30 kilograms: 25 year mandatory minimum prison sentence; $500,000 fine

Methamphetamine Trafficking Penalties:

  • 14 grams – 28 grams: 3 year mandatory minimum sentence; $50,000 fine
  • 28 grams – 200 grams: 7 year mandatory minimum sentence; $100,000 fine
  • 200 grams or more: 15 year mandatory minimum sentence; $250,000 fine