DRUG OFFENSES AND STATUTES IN FLORIDA

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The Florida Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act codified in Florida Statutes Chapter 893, governs all state-level drug charges and penalties in Florida. Section 893.13 lists specific drug crimes and penalties.

DRUG OFFENSES STATUTES

Florida Statute 893.13 – Prohibited acts; penalties.
Florida Statute 893.135 – Trafficking; mandatory sentences; suspension or reduction of sentences; conspiracy to engage in trafficking.
Florida Statute 893.11 – Suspension, revocation, and reinstatement of business and professional licenses.
Florida Statute 893.033 – Listed chemicals.
Florida Statute 893.035 – Control of new substances; findings of fact; delegation of authority to Attorney General to control substances by rule.
Florida Statute 893.0355 -Control of scheduled substances; delegation of authority to Attorney General to reschedule substance, or delete substance, by rule.
Florida Statute 893.0356 – Control of new substances; findings of fact; “controlled substance analog” defined.
Florida Statute. 893.09 – Enforcement.
Florida Statute 893.10 – Burden of proof; photograph or video recording of evidence.
Florida Statute 893.101 – Legislative findings and intent.
Florida Statute 893.105 – Testing and destruction of seized substances.
Florida Statute 893.12 – Contraband; seizure, forfeiture, sale.
Florida Statute 893.1351 – Ownership, lease, rental, or possession for trafficking in or manufacturing a controlled substance.
Florida Statute 893.138 – Local administrative action to abate drug-related, prostitution-related, or stolen-property-related public nuisances and criminal gang activity.
Florida Statute 893.145 – “Drug paraphernalia” defined.
Florida Statute 893.146 – Determination of paraphernalia.
Florida Statute 893.147 – Use, possession, manufacture, delivery, transportation, or advertisement of drug paraphernalia.
Florida Statute 893.149 – Unlawful possession of listed chemical.
Florida Statute 893.1495 – Retail sale of ephedrine and related compounds.
Florida Statute 893.15 – Rehabilitation.
Florida Statute 893.20 – Continuing criminal enterprise.