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Chris E. Ambrose
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POTENTIAL PENALTIES
FOR ga DRUG OFFENSES
 


SCHEDULE I & II SUBSTANCES

Purchase or Possess
Depending upon the weight of the substance, imprisonment for 1-3, 1-8, or 1-15 years. Punishment for a third or subsequent offense is twice the length of the applicable sentence.

Sell or Intent to Distribute (First Offense)
Imprisonment for not less than five nor more than thirty years.

Sell or Intent to Distribute (Second Offense)
Imprisonment for not less than ten nor more than forty years OR life imprisonment.

SCHEDULE III, IV & V SUBSTANCES

Purchase or Possess
Imprisonment for not less than one nor more than three years. A third or subsequent offense is one to five years.

Sell or Intent to Distribute
Imprisonment for not less than one nor more than ten years.

OCGA 16-13-30

See also felony punishment generally. And don't forget these other important drug sentencing considerations.

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