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Intent To Distribute Wisconsin Drug Laws & Penalties

Intent to distribute drugs is a felony in Wisconsin, punishable by 3.5 to 15 years in prison and a fine of $10,000 to $50,000 depending on the amount and type of drug.

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The penalties for intent to distribute drugs in Wisconsin are stiff. Getting caught with marijuana, cocaine, OxyContin, Ketamine, Xanax, or Codeine with intent to sell or deliver can result in up to $50,000 in fines and up to 15 years in prison. Subsequent charges can land you in even deeper mud. 

Wisconsin intent to distribute drug laws


Intent to Distribute, Sell or Deliver THC



Jail Time

Max. Fine

Sale or Delivery
200 grams of THC or Less (0.44 lbs) Class I Felony 3.5 years $10,000
200-1000 grams of THC (0.44-2.2 lbs) Class H Felony 6 years $10,000
1000-2500 grams of THC (2.2-5.5 lbs) Class G Felony 10 years $25,000
2500-10000 grams of THC (5.5-22 lbs) Class F Felony 12.5 years $25,000
More than 10000 grams of THC (22+ lbs) Class E Felony 15 years $50,000
Includes possession with intent to distribute
Subsequent offense is subject to additional penalties


Intent to Distribute, Sell or Deliver Cocaine

WeightFelony LevelPenalty
1-5 Grams of Cocaine (8-Ball + Teener) Class F Felony max. $25,000 fine and/or a 12 year, 6 month prison term
5-15 Grams of Cocaine (Half Ounce) Class E Felony max. $50,000 fine and/or 15 years imprisonment
15-40 Grams of Cocaine (Ounce & a Quarter) Class D Felony max. $100,000 fine and/or 25-year prison term
40+ Grams of Cocaine (Ounce & a Half) Class C Felony max. $100,000 fine and/or 40 years in prison

How long does intent to distribute stay on your record?

Most felonies in Wisconsin stay on your record for life. If you receive a maximum sentence over 6 years, you can't even apply to have your record sealed.

How to beat intent to distribute charges

If you've been charged with intent to distribute drugs in Wisconsin, we suggest you act fast. 

Grieve Law houses award-winning criminal defense attorneys in Wisconsin with experience getting drug charges reduced or dropped. We can offer powerful, strategic defense to help you beat your intent to distribute drug charge.

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