New Jersey Punishment for MDMA ("ecstasy") Offenses

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 00, the New Jersey Legislature passed a new bill that

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This is a statement on the old law:

"In New Jersey, possession of Ecstasy carries a sentence of three to five years in prison, but a first-time offender could serve less than a year in county jail, says John Dangler, a Morris County, N.J., prosecutor, and ''that's if it is a truckload or a tablet.'' Police know that Ecstasy and a handful of other drugs saturate these parties. Raiding raves is an inefficient use of resources, police say."

Copyright 2000, USA Today, April 19, 2000 By Donna Leinwand and Gary Fields.

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