TO ADD SYNTHETIC CANNABINOIDS TO THE LIST OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, WHICH MAKES THE UNLAWFUL POSSESSION, MANUFACTURE, OR SALE OR DELIVERY OF SYNTHETIC CANNABINOIDS CRIMINAL OFFENSES AND TO CREATE THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF TRAFFICKING IN SYNTHETIC CANNABINOIDS.
Amends GS 90-89 to add synthetic cannabinoids to the list of Schedule I controlled substances, as title indicates. Defines synthetic cannabinoids. Enacts new GS 90-95(h)(2a) to make trafficking in synthetic cannabinoids (to sell, manufacture, deliver, transport, or possess more than 35 grams of a synthetic cannabinoid) punishable as a Class F felony. Details sentencing and fine guidelines. Includes whereas clauses. Effective April 1, 2011, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.
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