About the bill
The Boggs Act of 1952 amended the Narcotic Drugs Import and Export Act and set mandatory sentences for drug convictions. A first offense conviction for marijuana possession carried a minimum sentence of 2 to 10 years and a fine of up to $20,000.
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Sponsor and status
82nd Congress (1951–1952)
Enacted on Nov 2, 1951