Drug Manufacturing in Florida
In Florida, manufacturing controlled substances is typically a felony offense, depending on the type and amount of drug involved. The primary concerns taken into account when prosecuting this
drug crime are the classification of the controlled substance, the amount, and where the offense occurred. If a drug crime occurs within 1,000 feet of a school or church, the penalties will be enhanced, with the possibility of a minimum prison term of three years.
Florida Penalties for Manufacturing Drugs
Following are the penalties for manufacturing specific controlled substances, according to Florida law:
- Drug manufacturing of Heroin, Codeine, Morphine, Cocaine, Opium, or Methadone is a second degree felony offense, punishable by up to 15 years in prison and/or up to $10,000 in fines.
- Drug manufacturing of Peyote or Methamphetamine is a third degree felony, punishable by up to 5 years in prison.
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