(720 ILCS 570/408)
(from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 1408)
(a) Any person convicted of a second or subsequent offense under this
Act may be sentenced to imprisonment for a term up to twice the maximum
term otherwise authorized, fined an amount up to twice that otherwise
authorized, or both.
(b) For purposes of this Section, an offense is considered a second or
subsequent offense, if, prior to his or her conviction of the offense, the
offender has at any time been convicted under this Act or under any law of
the United States or of any State relating to controlled substances.
(Source: P.A. 97-334, eff. 1-1-12.)