To outline some (but not all) specific drugs and their minimum mandatory amounts, see below:

11.  Cannabis (Marijuana)

  • 25+ pounds but less than 2,000 pounds (or 300 or more plants) = 3 year minimum mandatory sentence.
  • 2,000+ pounds but less than 10,000 pounds (or 2,000 or more plants) = 7 year minimum mandatory sentence.
  • 10,000+ pounds = 15 year minimum mandatory sentence.

2.  Cocaine

  • 28 grams to 200 grams = 3 year minimum mandatory sentence.
  • 200 grams to 400 grams = 7 year minimum mandatory sentence.
  • 400 grams to 150 kilograms = 15 year minimum mandatory sentence.
  • 150+ kilograms = life sentence.

3.  Oxycodone, Hydrocodine, Morphine, Opium and Hydromorphone

  • 4 grams to 14 grams = 3 year minimum mandatory sentence.
  • 14 grams to 28 grams = 15 year minimum mandatory sentence.
  • 28 grams to 30 kilograms = 25 year minimum mandatory sentence.
  • 30+ kilograms = life sentence.

4.  Phencyclidine (PCP or Angel Dust)

  • 28 grams to 200 grams = 3 year minimum mandatory sentence.
  • 200 grams to 400 grams = 7 year minimum mandatory sentence.
  • 400+ grams = 15 year minimum mandatory sentence.

25.  Methaqualone (Quaalude)

  • 200 grams to 5 kilograms = 3 year minimum mandatory sentence.
  • 5 kilograms to 25 kilograms = 7 year minimum mandatory sentence.
  • 25+ kilograms = 15 year minimum mandatory sentence.

6.  Amphetamine and Methamphetamine (Crystal Meth)

  • 14 grams to 28 grams = 3 year minimum mandatory sentence.
  • 28 grams to 200 grams = 7 year minimum mandatory sentence.
  • 200+ grams = 15 year minimum mandatory sentence.

7.  Flunitrazepam (Date Rape Drug)

  • 4 grams to 14 grams = 3 year minimum mandatory sentence.
  • 14 grams to 28 grams = 7 year minimum mandatory sentence.
  • 28 grams to 30 kilograms = 25 year minimum mandatory sentence.
  • 30+ kilograms = life sentence.

38.  GHB (gamma-hydroxybutyric acid), GBL (gamma-butyrolactone) and 1,4-Butanediol

  • 5 kilogram to 5 kilograms = 3 year minimum mandatory sentence.
  • 5 kilograms to 10 kilograms = 7 year minimum mandatory sentence.
  • 10+ kilograms = 15 year minimum mandatory sentence.

9.  LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide)

  • 1 grams to 5 grams = 3 year minimum mandatory sentence.
  • 5 grams to 7 grams = 7 year minimum mandatory sentence.
  • 7+ grams = 15 year minimum mandatory sentence.