Possession of Marijuana – Florida Criminal Statutes §893.149

Unlawful Possession of Listed Chemical – Florida Criminal Statutes §893.149

What actions are in violation of the statute?
It is unlawful for any person to knowingly or intentionally:

  • manufacture a controlled substance,
  • possess or distribute a listed chemical knowing, or having reasonable cause to believe, that the listed chemical will be used to unlawfully manufacture a controlled substance.

§893.149 (2) Any person who violates this section commits a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in §775.082, §775.083, or §775.084.

§775.082 (3) (a) (6) (b) (2) (d) – A felony of the second degree is punishable by a term of imprisonment not exceeding 15 years.

§775.083 A person who has been convicted of an offense other than a capital felony may be sentenced to pay a fine in addition to any punishment described in §775.082. When authorized by statute, a person convicted of a crime may be sentenced to pay a fine instead of any punishment.

(b) – The fine shall not exceed $10,000 when the conviction is of a felony of the second degree.

In addition to the fines set forth in subsection (1), court costs shall be assessed and collected in cases in which a defendant pleads nolo contedere to or is convicted of, or adjudicated delinquent for a felony, a misdemeanor, or a criminal traffic offense under state law, or a violation of any city or county law if the violation is considered a misdemeanor under state law. This section imposes court costs of $50 for a felony and $20 for any other offense.

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