A person convicted of drug possession may face different penalties. Simple drug possession sentences are the lightest; meanwhile persons with the intent to distribute drugs or manufacture drugs will be subjected to much heavier penalties. However, the prosecutor can also offer plea deals in order to find crime leaders; in consequence, the penalty will not be severe towards lower-level offenders who cooperated with law enforcement agencies.
In the table below, we will represent main penalties for “simple” drug possession and drug possession for sale in order to make it clear the differences between charges for the crimes.
|Penalties for “Simple” Drug Possession||Penalties for Drug Possession for Sale|
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