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Asiento asignado por el Registro Nacional de Asociaciones Español: Grupo 1º, Sección 1ª, Numero 600121 - NIF: G76556646 ...

North Carolina Penalties


Incarceration


Fine

Possession

1/2 oz or less

misdemeanor

30 days*

$200

1/2 to 1 1/2 oz

misdemeanor

1 - 120 days**

$500

More than 1 1/2 oz

felony

up to 12 months

Discretionary Fine

*Suspended sentence mandatory.
**Community service or probation possible.  45 maximum for those with a clear record.

Sale or Cultivation

Less than 5 g with no renumeration (assumes first offense for sentencing guidelines)

see Possession

Up to 10 lbs

felony

up to 12 months

not more than $5,000

10 to 50 lbs

felony

25 months and up to 30 months MMS***

not more than $5,000

50 to 2000 lbs

felony

35 months and up to 42 months MMS***

not more than $25,000

2000 to 10,000 lbs

felony

70 months and up to 84 months MMS***

not more than $50,000

10,000 lbs or more

felony

179 months and up to 219 months MMS***

not more than $200,000

Within 300 feet of school zone

felony

increased penalty

increased penalty

Sale to a minor if seller is over age 21 or sale to a pregnant woman

felony

increased penalty

increased penalty

***Mandatory minimum sentence.

Miscellaneous (paraphernalia, license suspensions, drug tax stamps, etc...)

Paraphernalia possession

misdemeanor

6 months

variable

 

Details

 

Possession of one half ounce or less is punishable by up to 30 days in jail, most likely suspended. Possession of greater than one half ounce is punishable by 1 - 120 days in jail, with a possibility of community service or probation in lieu of jail. Possession greater than 1.5 ounces increases the penalties to up to 12 months in jail.

Manufacture, Cultivation, sale or delivery of less than five grams, for no remuneration (payment, barter, or exchange of any kind) is considered possession and not sale. For amounts of ten pounds or less, the penalty is up to 12 months in jail.

Penalties for sale, delivery or manufacture are increased if the sale occurs within 300 feet of a school zone if the offender is over 21 and if the sale was made to a minor or to a pregnant woman.

Possession of paraphernalia is punishable by up to six months in jail.

(N.C.G.S. 90-95 as of 2/05/07)



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