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Under a bill the Mississippi House passed, drug trafficking would involve the sell, barter, transfer, manufacture, distribution, or possession with intent to sell, barter, transfer, manufacture, distribute or dispense 30 grams of a Schedule I or Schedule II substance not including marijuana. Examples of Schedule I substances include heroin and LSD; Schedule II substances include methamphetamine and powder and crack cocaine.

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