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Can you be sentenced to death in any state in The United States of America for possession of drugs?

what state

Update:

United States Constitutionality untested, never imposed While current U.S. Federal law allows for the punishment of death for those who have extraordinary amounts of the drug (60,000 kilograms or 60,000 plants) or are part of a continuing criminal enterprise in smuggling contraband which nets over $20 million.

Update 2:

drug kingpin statute

Update 3:

IT is written in federal law, but- the United States Supreme Court has held that no crimes other than murder and treason can constitutionally carry a death sentence (Coker v. Georgia and Kennedy v. Louisiana)

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  • 1 decade ago
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    I dont believe there is such punishment for possession of drugs in the states.

  • 1 decade ago

    You might be in jail for a long time but not a death sentence.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Can't be sentenced to death for possession.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    should be. If this was enforced there would be a welcomed drastic drop in dope heads running around and the dogs that sell it. wishful thinking.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    off the top of my head absolutely not

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    owe bama is working on it...

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