MINIMUM QUANTITY THRESHOLDS


FIRST-DEGREE SALE

OLD

NEW

Cocaine, methamphetamine

10 g

17 g

Heroin

10 g

10 g

Other narcotic

50 g

50 g

Amphetamine, PCP, hallucinogen

50 g or 200 dosage units

50 g or 200 dosage units

Marijuana or THC

50 kg

25 kg


FIRST-DEGREE POSSESSION

OLD

NEW

Cocaine, methamphetamine

25 g

50 g

Heroin

25 g

25 g

Other narcotic

500 g

500 g

Amphetamine, PCP, hallucinogen

500 g or 500 dosage units

500 g or 500 dosage units

Marijuana or THC

100 kg

50 kg or 500 plants


SECOND-DEGREE SALE

OLD

NEW

Cocaine, methamphetamine

3 g

10 g

Heroin

3 g

3 g

Other narcotic

10 g

10 g

Amphetamine, PCP, hallucinogen

10 g or 50 dosage units

10 g or 50 dosage units

Marijuana or THC

25 kg

10 kg


SECOND-DEGREE POSSESSION

OLD

NEW

Cocaine, methamphetamine

6 g

25 g

Heroin

6 g

6 g

Other narcotic

50 g

50 g

Amphetamine, PCP, hallucinogen

50 g or 100 dosage units

50 g or 100 dosage units

Marijuana or THC

50 kg

25 kg or 100 plants


THIRD-DEGREE SALE

OLD

NEW

Cocaine, methamphetamine

Any amount

Any amount

Heroin

Any amount

Any amount

Other narcotic

Any amount

Any amount

Amphetamine, PCP, hallucinogen

10 dosage units

10 dosage units

Marijuana or THC

5 kg

5 kg


THIRD-DEGREE POSSESSION

OLD

NEW

Cocaine, methamphetamine

3 g

10 g

Heroin

3 g

3 g

Other narcotic

10 g or 50 dosage units

10 g or 50 dosage units

Marijuana or THC

10 kg

10 g


FIFTH-DEGREE OFFENSE


FIFTH-DEGREE POSSESSION

OLD

NEW

Schedule I, II, III, or IV (except heroin or a small amount of marijuana)

Felony: Any amount

No gross-misdemeanor- level offense

If prior drug conviction: Any amount

If no prior drug conviction: 0.25 grams or more, or more than 1 dosage unit

Gross misdemeanor if no prior drug conviction and less than 0.25 grams or 1 dosage unit

Heroin

Felony: Any amount

No gross-misdemeanor- level offense

If prior drug conviction: Any amount

If no prior drug conviction: 0.05 grams or more

Gross misdemeanor if no prior drug conviction and less than 0.05 grams

Controlled substance procured by fraud

or deceit

Felony: Any amount

No gross-misdemeanor- level offense

Felony: Any amount

No gross-misdemeanor-level offense

Collins, Justin. “Navigating Minnesota's New Drug Laws.” Bench&Bar of Minnesota, Apr. 2017, pp. 22–26.