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South Carolina Cocaine Laws

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Code Section44-53-110
PossessionMisdemeanor, up to 2 yrs. and/or $5000; Possession of 10 g. of cocaine prima facie evidence of violation of intent to sell; Subsequent offense: felony, 5 yrs. and/or $5000; Third offense: felony, 5 yrs. and/or $10,000 For crack: less than 1 g.: felony, 5 yrs. and $5000; 2nd offense: 10 yrs. and $10,000; Subsequent offense: 10-115 yrs. and $15,000; Possession of over 10 grains is prima facie evidence of intent to sell/distribute
SaleAny amount: felony, up to 15 yrs. and/or $25,000; 10-28 g.: 3-10 yrs. and/or $10,000; 28-200 g.: 7-25 yrs. and/or $50,000; 200-400 g.: 10-25 yrs. and/or $100,000; Over 400 g.: 15-30 yrs. and/or $200,000; Subsequent offense: felony, 5-30 yrs. and/or $50,000; Third offense: 15-30 yrs. and/or $50,000; For crack: felony, up to 15 yrs. and $25,000; 2nd offense: up to 25 yrs. and $50,000; Subsequent offense: up to 30 yrs.and $100,000 Sale to minor: up to 20 yrs. and/or $30,000; Sale within ?-mile radius of school: $10,000 and up to 10 yrs. (10-15 for crack)
Trafficking10-28 g.: 3-10 yrs. without probation and $25,000; 2nd offense: 5-30 yrs. and $50,000; Subsequent offense: 25-30 yrs. and $50,000; 28-100 g.: 7-25 yrs. without probation and $50,000; 2nd offense: 7-30 yrs. and $50,000; Subsequent offense: 25-30 yrs. and $50,000; 100-200 g.: mandatory 25 yrs. without probation and $50,000; 200-400 g.: mandatory 25 yrs. without probation and $100,000; 400 g. and over: mandatory 25-30 yrs. without probation and $200,000

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