Federal Trafficking Penalties
CSA
PENALTY
Quantity
DRUG
Quantity
PENALTY
2nd Offense 1st Offense 1st Offense 2nd Offense
I

and

II
Not less than 10 years. Not more than life. Not less than 5 years. Not more than 40 years. 10-99 gm or 100-999 gm mixture
METHAMPHETAMINE
100 gm or moreor 1 kg or moremixture Not less than 10 years. Not more than life. Not less than 20 years. Not more than life.
100-999 gm mixture
HEROIN
1 kg or moremixture
500-4,999 gm mixture
COCAINE
5 kg or moremixture
If death or serious injury, not less than life. If death or serious injury, not less than 20 years. 5-49 gmmixture
COCAINE BASE
50 gm or moremixture If death or serious injury, not less than 20. If death or serious injury, not less than life.
10-99 gm or 100-999 gm mixture
PCP
100 gm or moreor 1 kg or moremixture
1-10 gmmixture
LSD
10 gm or more mixture
Fine of not more than $4 million individual, $10 million other than individual Fine of not more than $2 million individual, $5 million other than individual. 40-399 gmmixture
FENTANYL
400 gm or moremixture Fine of not more than $4 million individual, Fine of not more than $8 million individual, $20
10-99 gmmixture
FENTANYL ANALOGUE
100 gm or moremixture
Drug Quantity
First Offense
Second Offense
III Others2 Any Not more than 20 years. If death or serious injury, not less than 20 years, not more than life. Fine $1 million individual, $5 million not individual. Not more than 30 years. If death or serious injury, life. Fine $2 million individual, $10 million not individual.
IV All Any Not more than 5 years. Fine not more than $250,000 individual, $1 million not individual. Not more than 10 years. Fine not more than $500,000 individual, $2 million not individual.
V All Any Not more than 3 years. Fine not more than $250,000 individual, $1 million not individual. Not more than 6 years. Fine not more than $500,000 individual, $2 million not individual.
VI All Any Not more than 1 year. Fine not more than $100,000 individual, $250,000 not individual. Not more than 2 years. Fine not more than $200,000 individual, $500,000 not individual.

1 Law as originally enacted states 100 gm. Congress requested to make technical correction to 1 kg.
2 Does not include marijuana, hashish, or hash oil.

Federal Trafficking Penalties - Marijuana
As of November 18, 1988
Quantity Description First Offense Second Offense
1,000 kg or more; or 1,000 or more plants Marijuana
Mixture containing detectable quantity*
Not less than 10 years, not more than life. If death or serious injury, not less than 20 years, not more than life. Fine not more than $4 million individual, $10 million other than individual. Not less than 20 years, not more than life. If death or serious injury, not less than life. Fine not more than $8 million individual, $20 million other than individual.
100 kg to 1,000 kg; or 100-999 plants Marijuana
Mixture containing detectable quantity*
Not less than 5 years, not more than 40 years. If death or serious injury, not less than 20 years, not more than life. Fine not more than $2 million individual, $5 million other than individual. Not less than 10 years, not more than life. If death or serious injury, not less than life. Fine not more than $4 million individual, $10 million other than individual.
50 to 100 kg Marijuana Not more than 20 years.
If death or serious injury, not less than 20 years, not more than life.
Fine $1 million individual, $5 million other than individual.
Not more than 30 years. If death or serious injury, not less than life. Fine $2 million individual, $10 million other than individual.
10 to 100 kg Hashish
1 to 100 kg Hashish Oil
50-99 plants Marijuana
Less than 50 kg Marijuana Not more than 5 years. Fine not more than $250,000, $1 million other than individual Not more than 10 years. Fine $500,000 individual, $2 million other than individual.
Less than 10 kg Hashish
Less than 1 kg Hashish Oil
Includes Hashish and Hashish Oil