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Federal Trafficking Penalties for Marijuana, Hashish and Hashish Oil, Schedule I Substances

Posted in Blog on February 11th, 2014

Federal Trafficking Penalties for Marijuana, Hashish and Hashish Oil, Schedule I Substances

Marijuana 1,000 kilograms or more marijuana mixture or 1,000 or more marijuana plants First Offense: Not less than 10 yrs. or    more than life. If death or serious bodily injury, not less than 20 yrs., or more    than life. Fine not more than $10 million if an individual, $50 million if    other than an individual.Second    Offense: Not less than 20 yrs. or more    than life.  If death or serious bodily injury,    life imprisonment.  Fine not more than    $20 million if an individual, $75 million if other than an individual.
Marijuana             100 to 999 kilograms marijuana mixture or 100 to 999 marijuana  plants First    Offense: Not less than 5 yrs. or more than 40 yrs. If death or serious bodily injury, not less than 20 yrs. or more than life. Fine not more than $5 million if an individual, $25 million if other than an individual.Second    Offense: Not less than 10 yrs. or more    than life.  If death or serious bodily injury,    life imprisonment.  Fine not more than    $8 million if an individual, $50million if other than an individual.
Marijuana 50 to 99 kilograms marijuana mixture, 50 to 99 marijuana plants First    Offense: Not more than 20 yrs.  If death or serious bodily injury, not less    than 20 yrs. or more than life.  Fine    $1 million if an individual, $5 million if other than an individual.Second    Offense: Not more than 30 yrs.  If death or serious bodily injury, life imprisonment.    Fine $2 million if an individual, $10 million if other than an individual.
Hashish More than 10 kilograms
Hashish Oil More than 1 kilogram
Marijuana             less than 50 kilograms marijuana (but    does not include 50 or more marijuana plants regardless of  weight)1 to 49 marijuana plants First    Offense: Not more than 5 yrs.  Fine not more than $250,000, $1 million if    other than an individual.Second    Offense: Not more than 10 yrs.  Fine $500,000 if an individual, $2 million    if other than individual.
Hashish 10 kilograms or less
Hashish Oil 1 kilogram or less