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.
U.S. Department of Justice information related to 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.
Click below to learn about NC laws concerning impaired driving and the associated penalties.
Note that both Federal and North Carolina law continue to prohibit the possession, sale and delivery of marijuana and associated paraphernalia.