Legal Sanctions

Under federal and North Carolina state laws, illegal drug and alcohol activities carry criminal penalties.

Federal Laws and Penalties

Visit the U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Agency site to view data related to offenses and penalties per Title 21 United States Code (USC) Controlled Substances Act.

Federal Controlled Substances Offenses and Penalties

U.S. Department of Justice information related to federal trafficking penalties.

Federal Trafficking Penalties

State Laws and Penalties

Visit this site to read the North Carolina Controlled Substances Act. The site lists Schedule I-VI Controlled Substances and describes violations and penalties associated with controlled substances.

NC Controlled Substances Act

Click below to learn about NC laws concerning impaired driving and the associated penalties.

Statutes regarding Driving While Impaired

Note that both Federal and North Carolina law continue to prohibit the possession, sale and delivery of marijuana and associated paraphernalia.