Maryland Cocaine Laws
|Code Section||Art. 27 §§276, et seq.|
|Possession||Misdemeanor with penalty of up to 4 yrs. and/or $25,000; Bringing 28 g. into state: felony with penalty of up to $50,000 and/or 25 yrs.; Subsequent offense: double penalties|
|Sale||Felony with penalty of 20 yrs. and/or $25,000; Sale of more than 448 g. or 50 g. of crack: not less than 40 yrs.; Subsequent offense: double penalties; 2 yrs. mandatory, not less than 10 yr. sentence; Third offense: not less than 40 yrs. Sale to minors or near school property: stricter penalties|
|Trafficking||If "drug kingpin" 20-40 yrs. and/or $1,000,000 fine|
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