2011 Kentucky Revised Statutes
CHAPTER 218A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
218A.1421 Trafficking in marijuana -- Penalties.
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A person is guilty of trafficking in marijuana when he knowingly and unlawfully
traffics in marijuana.
Trafficking in less than eight (8) ounces of marijuana is:
(a) For a first offense a Class A misdemeanor.
(b) For a second or subsequent offense a Class D felony.
Trafficking in eight (8) or more ounces but less than five (5) pounds of marijuana
(a) For a first offense a Class D felony.
(b) For a second or subsequent offense a Class C felony.
Trafficking in five (5) or more pounds of marijuana is:
(a) For a first offense a Class C felony.
(b) For a second or subsequent offense a Class B felony.
The unlawful possession by any person of eight (8) or more ounces of marijuana
shall be prima facie evidence that the person possessed the marijuana with the intent
to sell or transfer it.
Effective: July 14, 1992
History: Created 1992 Ky. Acts ch. 441, sec. 18, effective July 14, 1992.
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