Q: ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS CAN SOMEONE FACE IF CAUGHT WITH 70 LBS OF COCAINE
A: In Texas, a person commits an offense if the person knowingly or intentionally possesses a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1 (includes "cocaine"). If the amount of the controlled substance possessed is, by aggregate weight, including adulterants or dilutants, 400 grams or more (1 pound=453.59237 grams), it is punishable by imprisonment in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for life or for a term of not more than 99 years or less than 10 years, and a fine not to exceed $100,000.
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