Pennsylvania Drug Trafficking Penalties

Section 7508 of the Pennsylvania Crimes Code sets forth the mandatory minimum sentences for certain drug trafficking crimes. This chart is intended to summarize Section 7508.
Drug
Amount
First Conviction
Second Conviction
Marijuana
2 lbs. to less than 10 lbs., or 10 to less than 21 live plants
1 year
2 years
10 lbs. to less than 50 lbs., or 21 to less than 51 live plants
3 years
4 years
50+ lbs. or 51+ live plants
5 years
5 years
Schedule I or II
2 grams to less than 10 grams
2 years
3 years
10 grams to less than 100 grams
3 years
5 years
100+ grams
5 years
7 years
Cocaine
2 grams to less than 10 grams
1 year
3 years
10 grams to less than 100 grams
3 years
5 years
100+ grams
4 years
7 years
Methampetamine/PCP
2 grams to less than 10 grams
3 years
5 years
10 grams to less than 100 grams
4 years
7 years
100+ grams
5 years
8 years
Amphetamine
5+ grams
2.5 years
5 years
Methaqualone
50 tablets to less than 200 tablets, or 25 grams to less than 100 grams
1 year
3 years
200+ tablets or 100+ grams
2.5 years
5 years

 

Drug Trafficking Attorneys

The Martin Law Firm has been providing effective legal representation for individuals charged with crimes and offenses in Montgomery County, PA for over 10 years.  Contact the Martin Law Firm today for a free case evaluation if you have been charged with drug possession, possession with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, or any similar crime.  Call now at 215-646-3980.