TITLE 21
Food And Drugs

CHAPTER 21-28
Uniform Controlled Substances Act

ARTICLE 21-28-4.01
Offenses and Penalties

SECTION 21-28-4.01.2


§ 21-28-4.01.2 Minimum sentence – Certain quantities of controlled substances.

(a) Except as authorized by the chapter, it shall be unlawful for any person to possess, manufacture, sell, or deliver the following enumerated quantities of certain controlled substances:

(1) More than one kilogram (1 kg.) of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of heroin;

(2) More than one kilogram (1 kg.) of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of:

(i) Coca leaves, except coca leaves and extracts of coca leaves from which cocaine, ecgonine, and derivatives of ecgonine or their salts have been removed;

(ii) Cocaine, its salts, optical and geometric isomers, and salts of isomers;

(iii) Ecgonine, its derivatives, their salts, isomers, and salts of isomers; or

(iv) Any compound, mixture, or preparation which contains any quantity of any of the substances referred to in paragraphs (i) – (iii) of this subdivision;

(3) More than ten grams (10 gs.) of phencyclidine (PCP) or more than one thousand (1,000) tablets of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of phencyclidine (PCP);

(4) More than one gram (1 g.) of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD); or more than one thousand (1,000) tablets of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD);

(5) More than five kilograms (5 kgs.) of a mixture containing a detectable amount of marijuana; or

(6) More than one kilogram (1 kg.) of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of synthetic drugs.

(b) Any person who violates this section shall be guilty of a crime, and upon conviction, may be imprisoned for a term up to life and fined not more than one million dollars ($1,000,000).

History of Section.
(P.L. 1988, ch. 337, § 1; P.L. 1991, ch. 256, § 1; P.L. 1991, ch. 296, § 1; P.L. 2009, ch. 345, § 1; P.L. 2009, ch. 346, § 1; P.L. 2014, ch. 81, § 1; P.L. 2014, ch. 90, § 1.)