TITLE 21
Food And Drugs

CHAPTER 21-28
Uniform Controlled Substances Act

ARTICLE 21-28-4.01
Offenses and Penalties

SECTION 21-28-4.14


§ 21-28-4.14 Third or subsequent offenses.

(a) Any person convicted of a third or subsequent offense under this chapter, except for violations of subparagraphs 21-28-4.01(c)(2)(iii), 21-28-4.01(c)(2)(iv) or 21-28-4.01(c)(2)(v), may be imprisoned for a term up to three (3) times the term authorized, and fined an amount up to three (3) times that authorized by § 21-28-4.11, or both.

(b) For purposes of this section, an offense is considered a third or subsequent offense if, prior to his or her conviction of the offense, the offender has at any time been convicted twice under this chapter, except for violations of subparagraphs 21-28-4.01(c)(2)(iii), 21-28-4.01(c)(2)(iv) or 21-28-4.01(c)(2)(v), or twice under any statute of the United States or of any state, or any combination of them, relating to narcotic drugs, marijuana, depressant, stimulant, or hallucinogenic drug.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1985, ch. 154, § 2; P.L. 2012, ch. 221, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 233, § 1.)