Small Quantity And Commercial Quantity Of Drugs Under NDPS Act, 1985

DrugSmall QuantityCommercial Quantity
Amphetamine2 gram50 gram
Buprenorphine1 gram20 gram
Charas/Hashish100 gram1 kg
Cocaine2 gram100 gram
Codeine10 gram1 kg
Coca leaf100 gram2 kg
Diazepam20 gram500 gram
Ganja1 kg20 kg
Heroin5 gram250 gram
LSD2 mg100 mg
MDMA0.5 gram10 gram
Methamphetamine2 gram50 gram
Methaqualone20 gram500 gram
Morphine5 grams250 gram
Opium25 gram2.5 kg
Poppy straw1 kg50 kg
Small Quantity And Commercial Quantity Of Drugs

Commercial Quantity

Section 2 (vii-a) “commercial quantity”, in relation to narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, means any quantity greater than the quantity specified by the Central Government by notification in the Official Gazette;

Small Quantity

Section 2 [(xxiiia) “small quantity”, in relation to narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, means any quantity lesser than the quantity specified by the Central Government by notification in the Official Gazette;]

Punishment:

For Small Quantity: Maximum of 1-year rigorous imprisonment or a fine up to Rs 10,000 or Both.

For Commercial Quantity: Rigorous imprisonment from 10 years (min) to 20 years (max) and a fine from Rs 1 lakh to 2 lakhs.

Intermediate (In-between smaller & commercial quantity): Rigorous imprisonment that may extend to 10 years & fine that may extend to Rs 1 lakh.

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