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§ 5-608.1. Penalties--Fentanyl or analogue of fentanyl, or heroin mixture

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal LawEffective: May 25, 2017

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Controlled Dangerous Substances, Prescriptions, and Other Substances (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Crimes Involving Controlled Dangerous Substances and Paraphernalia (Refs & Annos)
Part I. Primary Crimes
Effective: May 25, 2017
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 5-608.1
§ 5-608.1. Penalties--Fentanyl or analogue of fentanyl, or heroin mixture
In general
(a) A person may not knowingly violate § 5-602 of this subtitle with:
(1) a mixture that contains heroin and a detectable amount of fentanyl or any analogue of fentanyl; or
(2) fentanyl or any analogue of fentanyl.
(b) A person who violates this section is guilty of a felony and, in addition to any other penalty imposed for a violation of § 5-602 of this subtitle, on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 10 years.
Consecutive sentence
(c) A sentence imposed under this section shall be consecutive to and not concurrent with any other sentence imposed under any other provision of law.


Added by Acts 2017, c. 569, § 1, eff. May 25, 2017.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 5-608.1, MD CRIM LAW § 5-608.1
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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