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Mailing marijuana

If the amount of marijuana is less than 2000 pounds, like the charges of three of the Sumter defendants above, it carries a mandatory prison sentence of 25 years in prison.

If you are busted mailing marijuana, you’ve probably violated more than a handful of federal laws. Just a few of the federal offenses you may be charged with include:
Possession or distribution of any amount of marijuana is illegal in South Carolina under state law, and possession or distribution of more than the amount permitted for personal use is illegal in every state, even “legal” states.

As an example, we can look at five people who were recently charged with trafficking marijuana in Sumter, SC.
Mailing marijuana is illegal, the US Postal Service will intercept your package, and you may be arrested…
The potential penalties for mailing marijuana under federal law vary widely and may include mandatory minimum penalties depending on your criminal history. Some of the factors that will go into sentencing in federal court include:
Federal law aside, even in “legal” states it is not legal to possess or distribute marijuana in amounts greater than what is allowed for personal use.
What are the penalties for mailing marijuana under federal law and what are the penalties for mailing marijuana under South Carolina state law?

What if the feds decide not to prosecute? Are you off the hook?

The penalties for mailing marijuana depend on the weight of the marijuana, whether you are charged in state or federal court, and your criminal history.

Mailing marijuana

Vape oil, whether it’s used with THC or nicotine, is flavored and, when heated, the vapor and smell is no different than other vape products, Beach and law enforcement officers said.

The unidentified person, according to a criminal complaint filed in federal court, said Germany spent lunch breaks checking large parcels, mostly from California, for drugs. If he found marijuana or methamphetamine, Germany took them home, where a contact allegedly took the drugs to sell and split money with Germany.
Then, a lunch habit bit him.

The WCPO 9 I-Team examined court records that show police agencies seize varying quantities of marijuana products shipped to the Tri-State nearly every month.
“I really didn’t see them except for the last year or two,” Chris Coners, director of the Northern Kentucky Drug Strike Force, said. “Now, we’re seeing them in the thousands. We’re seizing thousands of them.”
He pled guilty in September 2019 to possession with intent to distribute controlled substances.
In 2017, Colorado reported 26 percent of legally grown marijuana flower and buds went unsold. A year later, the figure rose to 29 percent. The state had only partial stats for 2019.
Last October, the Butler County Regional Narcotics Task Force intercepted a shipment of 952 vape cartridges, seven pounds of marijuana and THC disguised as lip balm, tootsie rolls, cannabis syrup and gummies packaged in birthday gift wrapping paper.

Kilos of THC vape cartridges seized

The WCPO 9 I-Team examined court records that show police agencies seize varying quantities of marijuana products shipped to the Tri-State nearly every month.