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Drug Crime Consequences in Texas by Penalty Group

Drug crimes are some of the most common criminal offenses, both in our state and across the nation. However, drug crime charges should be taken very seriously here, as Texas has some of the harshest consequences for drug offenses in the country.

Texas drug laws break down the degree of offense and sentencing by the type and amount of substance, and whether the defendant was merely in possession of the substance or distributed or intended to distribute the substance in question.

Penalty Group 1 (PG1)

Penalty group 1 includes highly dangerous and addictive substances such as opiates, cocaine, rohypnol, and methamphetamines. [...]