Baton Rouge, LA asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Louisiana

Q: Does Louisiana have any specific mandatory minimum sentence for Distribution of Schedule 3 first offence?

Also, is there any way to beat the charge if you already signed a statement admitting guilt? One suboxone is the drug deal in question.

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A: Distribution of a Schedule III is a minimum of 1 year and maximum of 10 years in prison, with or without hard labor. See La. R.S. 40:968.

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