I represent clients charge with all Federal Drug Charges, including:
Sentencing on a federal drug charge is done pursuant to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines and the Mandatory Minimums set by statute and based on the type and amount of cannabis or the number of plants found, an individual could face a mandatory minimum sentence of 5 years up to mandatory life in prison and/or up to a fine not to exceed $50 million dollars.
Under 50 kilograms of cannabis, 10 kilograms of hashish, 1 kilogram of hashish oil, or 1 to 49 plants
$250,000/$1 million Up to 5 years
50 to 99 kilograms of cannabis or 50 to 99 plants
$1/5 million Up to 20 years
100 to 999 kilograms of cannabis or 100 to 999 plants
$5/25 million 5 to 40 years
1000 kilograms or more of cannabis or 1000 or more plants
$10/50 million 10 years to life
21 U.S.C. 841(a) Unlawful acts. Except as authorized by this subchapter, it shall be unlawful for any person knowingly or intentionally: (1) to manufacture, distribute, or dispense, or possess with intent to manufacture, distribute, or dispense, a controlled substance; or (2) to create, distribute, or dispense, or possess with intent to distribute or dispense, a counterfeit substance.