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Under the Drug Abuse Prevention and Control in the Florida Statutes, the term manufacture is defined as “the production, preparation, propagation, compounding, cultivating, growing, conversion, or processing of a controlled substance, either directly or indirectly, by extraction from substances of natural origin, or independently by means of chemical synthesis, or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis, and includes any packaging of the substance or labeling or relabeling of its container.” A manufacturer is defined as including “every person who prepares, derives, produces, compounds, or repackages any drug as defined by the Florida Drug and Cosmetic Act.”
Manufacturing any illegal drug is a highly complicated but very serious crime that is generally classified as a felony offense. A manufacturing conviction can result in a very lengthy prison sentence and tens or possibly hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines.
Are you being investigated for or have you been charged with manufacturing a controlled substance in Florida? You will want to make sure that you have legal representation as soon as possible.
Our Tallahassee drug manufacturing attorneys at Pumphrey Law help clients in Leon County and surrounding communities throughout Northern Florida, including Chipley, Graceville, Live Oak, Malone, Marianna, Mayo, and many more. Call (850) 681-7777 right now to set up a free, confidential consultation that will allow our firm to review your case and discuss your legal options.
Manufacturing becomes classified as trafficking when the drugs involved exceed certain amounts. Under Florida Statute § 893.135, some of the controlled substance violations that are classified as first-degree felonies include, but are not limited to:
Florida Statute § 893.1351 addresses the possible punishments relating to the ownership, lease, rental, or possession for manufacturing a controlled substance. Depending on specific circumstance, property owners may be subject to the following penalties:
Despite the frightening nature of being charged with manufacturing a controlled substance, there may be ways to get these charges reduced or completely dismissed. A few examples of defenses that can be applicable in these cases include, but are not limited to:
If you have been charged with or you believe you are being investigated for manufacturing a controlled substance, you should immediately get yourself legal representation. Pumphrey Law fights to defend clients in these situations throughout Leon County as well as nearby communities in Madison County, Lafayette County, Suwannee County, Washington County, Jackson County, and elsewhere in Northern Florida.
Our Tallahassee drug manufacturing attorneys are licensed to practice in all Florida state courts as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida. We can review your case and begin developing your legal defense as soon as you call (850) 681-7777 to set up a free consultation.
This article was last updated on October 22, 2016.
Attorney Don Pumphrey, Jr. is a former prosecutor, former law enforcement officer, and a successful and experienced criminal defense attorney. Don has achieved over 100 not guilty verdicts at trial and over 2,000 dismissals.
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