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Federal Trafficking Penalties for Schedules I, II, III, IV, and V (except Marijuana)

For the substances/schedules and amounts:

  • Cocaine (Schedule II): 500-4999 g mixture
  • Cocaine Base (Schedule II): 28-279 g mixture
  • Fentanyl (Schedule IV): 40-399 g mixture
  • Fentanyl Analogue (Schedule I): 10-99 g mixture
  • Heroin (Schedule I): 100-999 g mixture
  • LSD (Schedule I): 1-9 g mixture
  • Methamphetamine (Schedule II): 5-49 g pure or 50-499 g mixture
  • PCP (Schedule II): 10-99 g pure or 100-999 gm mixture

The penalties are:

  • First Offense: Not less than 5 years, and not more than 40 years. If death or serious injury, not less than 20 years or more than life. Fine of not more than $5 million if an individual, $25 million if not an individual.
  • Second Offense: Not less than 10 years, and not more than life. If death or serious injury, life imprisonment. Fine of not more than $8 million if an individual, $50 million if not an individual.

For the substances/schedules and larger amounts:

  • Cocaine (Schedule II): 5 kgs or more mixture
  • Cocaine Base (Schedule II): 280 g or more mixture
  • Fentanyl (Schedule IV): 400 g or more mixture
  • Fentanyl Analogue (Schedule I): 100 g or more mixture
  • Heroin (Schedule I): 1 kg or more mixture
  • LSD (Schedule I): 10 g or more mixture
  • Methamphetamine (Schedule II): 50 g more pure or 500 g or more mixture
  • PCP (Schedule II): 100 g or more pure or 1 kg or more mixture

The penalties are:

  • First Offense: Not less than 10 years, and not more than life. If death or serious injury, not less than 20 years, or more than life. Fine of not more than $10 million if an individual, $50 million if not an individual
  • Second Offense: Not less than 20 years, and not more than life. If death or serious injury, life imprisonment. Fine of not more than $20 million if an individual, $75 million if not an individual.
  • 2 or More Prior Offenses: Life imprisonment. Fine of not more than $20 million if an individual, $75 million if not an individual.

For the substances/schedules and amounts:

  • Other Schedule I and II Substances (and any substance product containing Gamma Hydroxybutyric Acid): any amount
  • Flunitrazepam (Schedule I): 1 g

The penalties are:

  • First Offense: Not more than 20 years. If death or serious injury, not less than 20 years, or more than life. Fine $1 million if an individual, $5 million if not an individual.
  • Second Offense: Not more than 30 years. If death or serious injury, not less than life. Fine $2 million if an individual, $10 million if not an individual.

For Other Schedule III Substances in any amount, the penalties are:

  • First Offense: Not more than 10 years. if death or serious bodily injury, not more than 15 years. ine not more than $500,000 if an individual, $2.5 million if not an individual.
  • Second Offense: Not more than 20 years. If death or serious bodily injury, not more than 30 years. Fine not more than $1 million if an individual, $5 million if not an individual.

For Other Schedule IV Substances (except for 1 g or more of Flunitrazepam) in any amount, the penalties are:

  • First Offense: Not more than 5 years. Fine not more than $250,000 if an individual, $1 million if not an individual.
  • Second Offense: Not more than 10 ears. Fine not more than $500,000 if an individual, $2 million if not an individual.

For All Schedule V Substances in any amount, the penalties are:

  • First Offense: Not more than 1 year. Fine not more than $100,000 if an individual, $250,000 if not an individual.
  • Second Offense: Not more than 4 years. Fine not more than $200,000 if an individual, $500,000 if not an individual.