13.1020 Prohibited actions.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 13.1020]

(a) Except as authorized by the Director, it is unlawful for any person to deliver, dispense, distribute, possess with intent to deliver, dispense, or distribute, produce, or manufacture a controlled substance. In determining whether a controlled substance is possessed with intent to deliver, dispense, or distribute, a court should consider, in addition to all other logically relevant factors, the following:

(1) statements by the owner or by anyone in control of the controlled substance:

(2) the amount possessed and its consistency or inconsistency with personal use:

(3) the presence of paraphernalia commonly used in preparing, packaging, or subdividing controlled substances for distribution, dispensing, or delivering; and or

(4) the presence of apparent proceeds or records of distribution, dispensing, or delivering of controlled substances.

(b) Any person who violates this section is guilty of a crime, and upon conviction may be imprisoned for not more than 20 years, or fined not more than $20,000, or both.

(c) Any person who violates this section by delivering, dispensing, distributing, producing, manufacturing or who attempts to deliver dispense, distribute, produce, or manufacture a controlled substance in any school or on any school campus in the Territory is quilty of a crime and upon conviction shall be imprisoned for a mandatory term of 10 years without the possibility of parole, and fined $10,000.00.

History: 1974, PL 13-56 § 3; amd 1996, PL 24-20, 1999, PL 26-11.