Virginia Heroin Laws
|Code Section||54.1-3445; 18.2-247|
|Possession||Class 5 felony|
|Sale||5-40 yrs. and up to $500,000; If defendant proves he gave drug (1) not for profit, (2) not to an inmate, or (3) not for recipient to become addicted, then Class 5 felony; "Drug kingpin" if over 1 kg.: up to $1,000,000 and 20 yrs.-life (20 mandatory) Subsequent offense: at court or jury's discretion, subsequent offense 5 yrs. to life and/or $500,000; Sale to minor or within 1000 ft. of school: stricter penalties|
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