Possession of a Prescriptions Drug without a Lawful Prescription in Florida
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The abuse of prescription medication has become an epidemic in the United States, which is why Florida aims to crack down anything associated with these controlled substances. Possession of a controlled substance without a lawful prescription is a serious offense with severe consequences, including prison time.
If you have been charged with this drug crime, you need to hire an experienced drug crimes lawyer. With more than 30 years of collective experience, The Law Office of David A. Webster, P.A. knows the tactics and has the skill required to either get your entire case dismissed or your charges reduced significantly. Our Seminole County criminal defense lawyers can investigate your case, examine all of the evidence, and build a solid defense strategy just for you.
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Prescription Drug Laws in Florida
In Florida, it is unlawful for anyone to possess a controlled substance unless it was lawfully obtained from a medical practitioner pursuant to a valid prescription or order of the medical practitioner in the course of their professional practice.
What are the Penalties for Possession of Prescription Drugs in Florida?
Possession of a controlled substance without a valid prescription is considered a third-degree felony, punishable by a maximum prison sentence of five years and fines of up to $5,000. Additionally, your driver’s license will be automatically suspended for one year upon conviction.
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