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Dealing can be shown by either direct or circumstantial evidence. See Stokes v. State, 801 N.E.2d 1263, 1271-72 (Ind. Ct. App. 2004). “Because intent is a mental state, a trier of fact must generally resort to the reasonable inferences arising from the surrounding circumstances to determine whether the requisite intent exists. Circumstantial evidence showing intent to deliver may support a conviction for dealing in cocaine. Possession of a large quantity of drugs, money, plastic bags, and other paraphernalia is circumstantial evidence of intent to deliver. Furthermore, the more narcotics a person possesses, the stronger the inference that he intended to deliver it and not consume it personally.” Wilson v. State, 754 N.E.2d 950, 957 (Ind. Ct. App. 2001).
IC § 35-48-4-1 Dealing in Cocaine or Narcotic drug
IC § 35-48-4-1.1 Dealing in Methamphetamine
IC § 35-48-4-1.2 Manufacturing Methamphetamine
IC §35-48-4-1.5 Dealing in a Controlled Substance by a Practitioner
IC § 35-48-4-2 Dealing in a Controlled Substance
IC § 35-48-4-10 Dealing in Marijuana, Hash Oil, Hashish, or Salvia
IC § 35-48-4-10.5 Dealing in a Synthetic Drug or Synthetic Drug Lookalike Substance
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