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NCJ Number: 118808 Find in a Library
Title: Trafficking Offenses (From Drug Abuse and the Law Sourcebook, P 7.1-7.91, 1988, Gerald F Uelmen and Victor G Haddox, -- See NCJ-118803)
Author(s): G F Uelmen; V G Haddox
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 91
Sponsoring Agency: Clark Boardman Company, Ltd
New York, NY 10014
Sale Source: Clark Boardman Company, Ltd
435 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10014
United States of America
Type: Training (Aid/Material)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This chapter discusses various aspects of drug trafficking offenses.
Abstract: The discussion first distinguishes between using and selling in the marketing of marijuana and heroin, followed by a review of the structure of the cocaine industry. The latter addresses production, export, distribution, and money processing. The examination of a court case involving the charge of possession of marijuana for sale or distribution focuses on the constitutionality of a statutory provision that mandates conviction for sale and distribution based solely on evidence as to the quantity of a drug possessed. Another case considered pertains to whether joint purchasers and possessors of a controlled substance who intend to share it between themselves as users may also be guilty of possession with intent to distribute. Among the issues considered in the charge of selling a controlled substance is the New York rule that one who acts solely as the agent of a purchaser of narcotics cannot be convicted of the criminal sale of a controlled substance. Other cases considered pertain to issues in aggravated drug sales, sale to minors, attempted and counterfeit sales, cultivation and manufacture, transportation and forfeiture, lesser-included offenses and multiple convictions, Federal and State prosecutions, conspiracy, and smuggling.
Main Term(s): Drug law offenses
Index Term(s): Criminal responsibility; Drug manufacturing; Drug smuggling
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