Ohio Cocaine Laws
The possession, sale, and trafficking of cocaine is illegal in all states. As with the federal and most other state drug laws, cocaine is treated as a more serious illicit drug than marijauna. Ohio cocaine laws are based on the amount of drugs possessed or sold. Possession of more than 1,000 grams of cocaine is a 1st degree felony, for instance.
Learn more about Ohio cocaine laws in the following chart. See FindLaw's Drug Charges section for additional articles and resources.
|Code Section||2925.01, et seq.; 3719.01, et seq.|
|Possession||5th degree felony; 5-25 g.: 4th degree felony; 25-100 g.: 3rd degree felony; 100-500 g.: 2nd degree felony; 500-1000 g.: 1st degree felony; over 1000 g.: 1st degree felony with mandatory maximum prison term|
|Sale||5th degree felony; 5-10 g.: 4th degree felony 10-100 g.: 3rd degree felony; 100-500 g.: 2nd degree felony; 500-1000 g.: 1st degree felony; over 1000 g.: 1st degree felony with mandatory maximum prison term; Within 1000 ft. of school or 100 ft. of juvenile: more severe penalties|
Note: State laws are constantly changing -- contact a Ohio drug crime attorney or conduct your own legal research to verify the state law(s) you are researching.
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