MARIJUANA DRUG CRIME STATUTE
Code of Ala. ' 13A 12 211 (2006)
' 13A 12 211. Unlawful distribution of controlled substances.
(a) A person commits the crime of unlawful distribution of controlled substances if, except as otherwise authorized, he or she sells, furnishes, gives away, delivers, or distributes a controlled substance enumerated in Schedules I through V.
Code of Ala. ' 13A 12 212 (2006)
' 13A 12 212. Unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
(a) A person commits the crime of unlawful possession of controlled substance if:
(1) Except as otherwise authorized, he possesses a controlled substance enumerated in Schedules I through V.
(2) He obtains by fraud, deceit, misrepresentation or subterfuge or by the alteration of a prescription or written order or by the concealment of a material fact or by the use of a false name or giving a false address, a controlled substance enumerated in Schedules I through V.
(b) Unlawful possession of a controlled substance is a Class C felony
LEGAL/PRACTICAL PENALTIES IF CONVICTED
Code of Ala. ' 13A 5 6 (2006)
' 13A 5 6. Prison terms; felonies.
(a) Sentences for felonies shall be for a definite term of imprisonment, which imprisonment includes hard labor, within the following limitations:
(1) For a Class A felony, for life or not more than 99 years or less than 10 years.
(2) For a Class B felony, not more than 20 years or less than 2 years.
(3) For a Class C felony, not more than 10 years or less than 1 year and 1 day.
(4) For a Class A felony in which a firearm or deadly weapon was used or attempted to be used in the commission of the felony, or a Class A felony criminal sex offense involving a child as defined in Section 15 20 21(5), not less than 20 years.
(5) For a Class B or C felony in which a firearm or deadly weapon was used or attempted to be used in the commission of the felony, or a Class B felony criminal sex offense involving a child as defined in Section 15 20 21(5), not less than 10 years.
(b) The actual time of release within the limitations established by subsection (a) of this section shall be determined under procedures established elsewhere by law.
(c) In addition to any penalties heretofore or hereafter provided by law, in all cases where an offender is designated as a sexually violent predator pursuant to Section 15 20 25.3, or where an offender is convicted of a Class A felony criminal sex offense involving a child as defined in Section 15 20 21(5), and is sentenced to a county jail or the Alabama Department of Corrections, the sentencing judge shall impose an additional penalty of not less than 10 years of post release supervision to be served upon the defendant's release from incarceration.
THE MARIJUANA DRUG CRIME DEFENSE PROCESS IN GENERAL
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