Drug Trafficking Penalties in South Carolina

Drug Trafficking Penalties in South Carolina

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In South Carolina, it is illegal to possess, sell, or use controlled substances. Controlled substances, placed on a schedule based on the severity of the consequences their abuse carries.

Drug Trafficking is one of several possible state drug charges. Simple Possession, Possession With Intent to Distribute, Distribution, and Manufacturing are other drug charges commonly related to Drug Trafficking, all of which carry different sentences and repercussions.

Drug Trafficking is a felony charge which carries sentences based on the amount and type of drug trafficked. Generally, higher quantities of drugs and drugs with on more serious schedules carry higher sentences. Drug Trafficking carries the following consequences, usually without the possibility of suspended sentences:

  1. Marijuana

    1. 10-100lbs: 1-10yrs, $1,000; 5-20yrs, $15,000; 25yrs, $25,000
    2. 100-2,000lbs: 25yrs, $25,000
    3. 2,000-10,000lbs: 25yrs, $50,000
    4. >10,000lbs: 25-30yrs, $200,000
  2. Cocaine

    1. 10-28g: 3-10yrs, $25,000; 5-30yrs, $50,000; 25-30yrs, $50,000
    2. 28-100g: 7-25yrs, $50,000; 7-30yrs, $50,000; 25-30, $50,000
    3. 100-200g: 25yrs, $50,000
    4. 200-400g: 25yrs, $100,000
    5. >400g: 25-30yrs, $200,000
  3. Morphine, Opium, Heroin

    1. 4-14g: 7-25yrs, $50,000; 25yrs, $100,000
    2. 14-28g: 25yrs, $200,000
    3. >28g: 25-40yrs, $200,000
  4. Methaqualone

    1. 15-150g:1-10yrs, $10,000; 25yrs, $25,000
    2. 150-1500g: 25yrs, $25,000
    3. 1500g-15kg: 25yrs, $50,000
    4. >15kg: 25-30yrs, $200,000
  5. LSD

    1. 100-400u: 3-10yrs, $20,000; 5-30yrs, $40,000; 25-30yrs, $50,000
    2. 500-1,000u: 7-25yrs, $50,000; 7-30yrs, $50,000; 25-30yrs, $50,000
    3. >1,000u: 25yrs, $100,000
  6. Flunitrazepam

    1. 1-100g:1-10yrs, $10,000; 25yrs, $25,000
    2. 100-1,000g: 25yrs, $25,000
    3. 1,000g-5kg: 25yrs, $50,000
    4. >5kg: 25-30yrs, $200,000
  7. GHA

    1. 50ml/mg: 1-10yrs, $10,000; 25yrs, $25,000
  8. MDMA

    1. 100-500u: 3-10yrs, $20,000; 5-30yrs, $50,000; 25-30yrs, $50,000
    2. 500-1,000u: 7-25yrs, $50,000; 7-30yrs, $50,000; 25-30yrs, $50,000
    3. >1,000u: 25yrs, $100,000

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