Alabama

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      State Level Illicit Drugs Surveillance System

 

Provisions for Forfeiture

Civil Criminal Administrative All Controlled Substances Raw materials, equipment, products Books, data, research materials
Yes No No Yes Yes Yes
Ala. Code 20-21; 20-2-93 Ala. Code 20-21; 20-2-93 Ala. Code 20-21; 20-2-93 Ala. Code 20-21; 20-2-93

 

Conveyances Drug Paraphernalia Money, securities, etc. Containers Real property Imitation controlled substances
Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Ala. Code 20-21; 20-2-93 Ala. Code 20-21; 20-2-93 Ala. Code 20-21; 20-2-93 Ala. Code 20-21; 20-2-93 Ala.Code 20-21; 20-2-93

Method of distribution of proceeds after payment of seizure costs

Distributed to the fund of the municipal, county, or state government(s)
whose law enforcement officials participated in the investigation leading to the seizure.

Provisions for Offenses Involving Minors

Distribution to a minor: Using minor to sell:
Controlled Substances Marijuana Counterfeit/imitation drugs Drug paraphernalia Controlled Substances Marijuana Counterfeit/imitation drugs Drug paraphernalia
Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Ala. Code 13A-12-215; 13A-12-260; 20-2-143 Ala. Code 13A-12-215; 13A-12-260; 20-2-143 Ala. Code 13A-12-215; 13A-12-260; 20-2-143 Ala. Code 13A-12-215; 13A-12-260; 20-2-143        

Provisions for Drug Paraphernalia

Distribution/delivery/sale Manufacture with intent to deliver Possession with intent to use Possession with intent to deliver Advertise Use
Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Ala Code 13A-12-260 Ala Code 13A-12-260 Ala Code 13A-12-260 Ala Code 13A-12-260   Ala Code 13A-12-260

Safehouse Provisions

Public nuisance Criminal violation Open, keep or maintain Control or manage Rent or lease Make available for use Fortify Occupy Use Distribute/deliver/sell Store or keep Manufacture Visit
Yes Yes Yes No No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Ala. Code 6-5-155.1; 6-5-155.7; 6-5-156.3; 20-2-71 Ala. Code 6-5-155.1; 6-5-155.7; 6-5-156.3; 20-2-71 Ala. Code 6-5-155.1; 6-5-155.7; 6-5-156.3; 20-2-71           Ala. Code 6-5-155.1; 6-5-155.7; 6-5-156.3; 20-2-71 Ala. Code 6-5-155.1; 6-5-155.7; 6-5-156.3; 20-2-71 Ala. Code 6-5-155.1; 6-5-155.7; 6-5-156.3; 20-2-71 Ala. Code 6-5-155.1; 6-5-155.7; 6-5-156.3; 20-2-71  

Counterfeit Drug Provisions

Advertisement Distribution/delivery/sale Receipt Related paraphernalia provision Manufacture Manufacture with intent to distribute/deliver/sell Possession Possession with intent to distribute/deliver/sell Possession with intent to use Use
No No No Yes No No No No No No
      Ala. Code 20-2-72; 20-2-140; 20-2-141; 20-2-142;
20-2-143; 20-2-144
           

Imitation Drug Provisions

Advertisement Distribution/delivery/sale Manufacture Manufacture with intent to distribute/deliver/sell Possession Possession with intent to distribute/deliver/sell Possession with intent to use Receipt Related paraphernalia provision Use
Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No No No
Ala. Code 20-2-72; 20-2-140; 20-2-141; 20-2-142;
20-2-143; 20-2-144
Ala. Code 20-2-72; 20-2-140; 20-2-141; 20-2-142;
20-2-143; 20-2-144
Ala. Code 20-2-72; 20-2-140; 20-2-141; 20-2-142;
20-2-143; 20-2-144
    Ala. Code 20-2-72; 20-2-140; 20-2-141; 20-2-142;
20-2-143; 20-2-144
Ala. Code 20-2-72; 20-2-140; 20-2-141; 20-2-142;
20-2-143; 20-2-144
     

Drug Free Zones Provisions

Schools School Buses Public Housing Day Care Facilities Others
Yes No Yes No No
Ala. Code 13A-12-250; 13A-12-270   Ala. Code 13A-12-250; 13A-12-270    

Statutorily Imposed Drug Testing Provisions

To determine pretrial release conditions To determine sentencing conditions Prison inmates Adult probationers Adult probationers with drug histories Juvenile probationers Parolees Parolees with drug histories Others
No No No No Yes No No Yes Yes
Ala. Code 12-23-5; 12-23-7 Ala. Code 12-23-5; 12-23-7 Ala. Code 12-23-5; 12-23-7

Miscellaneous Provisions

Possession of marijuana for medical or therapeutic research
purposed
Drug dealer civil liability
Yes No
Ala. Code 20-2-110 to 20-2-120  

Penalties and Provisions:  Possession

Schedule I Marijuana Schedule II
Minimum Sentence (years) Maximum Sentence (years) Minimum Fine Maximum Fine Minimum Sentence (years) Maximum Sentence (years) Minimum Fine Maximum Fine Minimum Sentence (years) Maximum Sentence (years) Minimum Fine Maximum Fine
0 100 $0 $500,000 0 100 $0 $200,000 0 100 $0 $500,000
Ala. Code 13A-5-6; 13A-5-7; 13A-5-11;
13A-12-211 to 13A-12-214; 13A-12-231

 

Schedule III Schedule IV Schedule V
Minimum Sentence (years) Maximum Sentence (years) Minimum Fine Maximum Fine Minimum Sentence (years) Maximum Sentence (years) Minimum Fine Maximum Fine Minimum Sentence (years) Maximum Sentence (years) Minimum Fine Maximum Fine
0 100 $0 $250,000 0 100 $0 $200,000 0 100 $0 $200,000
Ala. Code 13A-5-6; 13A-5-7; 13A-5-11;
13A-12-211 to 13A-12-214; 13A-12-231

 

Mandatory Minimum
Marijuana Cocaine
28 grams or greater 1 kilo or greater; or 2.2 lbs.
3 calendar years 3 calendar years
Ala. Code 13A-5-6; 13A-5-7; 13A-5-11;
13A-12-211 to 13A-12-214; 13A-12-231

Penalties and Provisions:  Manufacturing,
Delivery, Sale, Transport, or Possession with Intent Offenses

Schedule I Marijuana Schedule II
Minimum Sentence (years) Maximum Sentence (years) Minimum Fine Maximum Fine Minimum Sentence (years) Maximum Sentence (years) Minimum Fine Maximum Fine Minimum Sentence (years) Maximum Sentence (years) Minimum Fine Maximum Fine
0 100 $0 $500,000 0 100 $0 $200,000 0 100 $0 $500,000
Ala. Code 13A-5-6; 13A-5-7; 13A-5-11;
13A-12-211 to 13A-12-214; 13A-12-231

 

Schedule III Schedule IV Schedule V
Minimum Sentence (years) Maximum Sentence (years) Minimum Fine Maximum Fine Minimum Sentence (years) Maximum Sentence (years) Minimum Fine Maximum Fine Minimum Sentence (years) Maximum Sentence (years) Minimum Fine Maximum Fine
0 100 $0 $250,000 2 20 $0 $100,000 2 20 $0 $100,000
Ala. Code 13A-5-6; 13A-5-7; 13A-5-11;
13A-12-211 to 13A-12-214; 13A-12-231

 

Mandatory Minimum
Marijuana Cocaine
28 grams or greater 1 kilo or greater; or 2.2 lbs.
3 calendar years 3 calendar years
Ala. Code 13A-5-6; 13A-5-7; 13A-5-11;
13A-12-211 to 13A-12-214; 13A-12-231

 

Portions adapted from:

A Guide to State Controlled Substances Acts. Prepared in cooperation with the
U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, DC: National
Criminal Justice Association, 1999.