2018 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 17 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety and Welfare
Part 4 - Drugs
§ 39-17-434. Manufacture, delivery, sale or possession of methamphetamines.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 39-17-434 (2018)
  • (a) It is an offense for a defendant to knowingly:

    • (1) Manufacture methamphetamine;

    • (2) Deliver methamphetamine;

    • (3) Sell methamphetamine; or

    • (4) Possess methamphetamine with intent to manufacture, deliver or sell methamphetamine.

  • (b) It is an offense for a person to knowingly possess or casually exchange methamphetamine.

  • (c) If the violation is for methamphetamine, the defendant shall be charged, indicted, prosecuted and convicted under this section rather than §§ 39-17-417 or 39-17-418.

  • (d) Any reference in Tennessee Code Annotated that provides a penalty, forfeiture, punishment, fine, disability or other adverse effect for a violation of §§ 39-17-417 or 39-17-418, shall be considered to apply to a conviction under this section if the violation involves methamphetamine.

  • (e)

    • (1) A violation of subsection (a) shall be punished as provided in § 39-17-417.

    • (2) A violation of subsection (b) shall be punished as provided in § 39-17-418.

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