Cja 354 Matrix Essay

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Anti-Drug Legislation Matrix

CJA/354
January 19, 2013

Anti-Drug Legislation Matrix

Complete the matrix by selecting three states to add below Federal. Then, answer each question listed in the first row for each corresponding law.

| Is marijuana illegal? | What are the penalties for possession of cocaine? | What are the penalties for possession of heroin? | What are the penalties for possession of prescription drugs? | What is the blood alcohol level for a driving while intoxicated (DWI) or driving under the influence (DUI) crime? | Is there extreme DWI or DUI? If so, what is the punishment? | Federal | Yes | First offense is up to 1 year imprisonment and/or a maximum fine of $100,000. Second offense is 15 days to 2
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| Washington | Yes | Class C felony which carries up to 5 years imprisonment and fines up to $10,000. | Class C felony which carries up to 5 years imprisonment and fines up to $10,000. | Class C felony which carries up to 5 years imprisonment and fines up to $10,000. | 0.08% Blood Alcohol Concentration | No | Hawaii | Yes | First degree is a Class A felony and carries 20 years without possibility of probation or life imprisonment and/or fines up to $50,000 . Second degree is a Class B felony and carries up to 10 years imprisonment and/or fines up to $25,000. Third degree is a Class C felony and carries up to 5 years imprisonment and/or fines up to $10,000. | First degree is a Class A felony and carries 20 years without possibility of probation or life imprisonment and/or fines up to $50,000 . Second degree is a Class B felony and carries up to 10 years imprisonment and/or fines up to $25,000. Third degree is a Class C felony and carries up to 5 years imprisonment and/or fines up to $10,000. | First degree is a Class A felony and carries 20 years without possibility of probation or life imprisonment and/or fines up to $50,000 . Second degree is a Class B felony and carries up to 10 years imprisonment and/or fines up to $25,000. Third degree is a Class C felony and carries up to 5 years imprisonment and/or fines up to $10,000. | 0.08% Blood Alcohol Concentration | Yes. Punishment of 48 hours to 5 days

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