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  •  Should add... (5+ / 0-)

    maybe his distribution of illegal drugs will add more time to his sentence.

    •  Found info specifically for SC (3+ / 0-)
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      greenearth, 4Freedom, willb48

      According to this (Word doc), South Carolina has tougher laws. Looks like he would definitely be charged with distributing or possession with intent to distribute, even if they can't get him for trafficking (still no minimum sentence though):

      LSD - Heroin - Cocaine

      ACTION: Possession. 
PENALTY: 1st offense - Not more than 2 years and/or not more than $5,000. 2nd offense - Not more than 5 years and/or not more than $5,000. 3rd or subsequent offenses - Not more than 5 years and/or not more than $10,000.

      ACTION: Manufacture, distribution or possession with the intent to distribute. 
PENALTY: 1st offense - Not more than 15 years and/or not more than $25,000. 2nd offense - Not less than 5 years nor more than 30 years and/or not more than $50,000. 3rd or subsequent offenses - Not less than 15 years nor more than 30 years and/or not more than $50,000.

      ACTION: Trafficking (10 grams to 28 grams of cocaine).
PENALTY: 1st offense - Not less than 3 years nor more than 10 years and $25,000. 2nd offense - Not less than 5 years nor more than 30 years and $50,000. 3rd or subsequent offenses - Not less than 25 years nor more than 30 years and $50,000.

      ACTION: Trafficking (28 grams to 100 grams of cocaine).
PENALTY: 1st offense - Not less than 7 years nor more than 25 years and $50,000. 2nd offense - Not less than 7 years nor more than 30 years and $50,000. 3rd or subsequent offenses - Not less than 25 years nor more than 30 years and $50,000.

      ACTION: Trafficking (100 grams to 200 grams of cocaine).
PENALTY: 25 years and $50,000.

      ACTION: Trafficking (200 to 400 grams or more of cocaine).
PENALTY: 25 years and $100,000.

      ACTION: Trafficking (400 grams or more of cocaine).
PENALTY: Not less that 25 years nor more than 30 years and $200,000.

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