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Drug Minimum Mandatory Sentences in Florida

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Marijuana/Cannabis:

  • More than 25 lbs. and/or more than 300 plants carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 3 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years of imprisonment.
  • More than 2000 lbs. but less than 10,000 lbs. and/or more than 2,000 plants but less than 10,000 plants carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 7 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years of imprisonment.
  • More than 10,000 lbs. or 10,000 plants carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 15 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years of imprisonment.

Cocaine:

  • 28 grams or more but less than 200 grams carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 3 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years of imprisonment.
  • 200 grams or more but less than 400 grams carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 7 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years of imprisonment.
  • 400 grams or more but less than 150 kilograms carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 15 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years of imprisonment.
  • 150 kilograms or more of cocaine carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of life in prison and the maximum sentence is life in prison.

Opiates including heroin, morphine, oxycodone, and hydrocodone:

  • 4 grams or more but less than 14 grams carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 3 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years.
  • 14 grams or more but less than 28 grams carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 15 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years.
  • 28 grams or more but less than 30 kilograms carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 25 years in prison. The maximum penalty is 30 years.
  • 30 kilograms or more carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of life imprisonment. The maximum penalty is life in prison.

PCP or phencyclidine a.k.a. "Angel Dust":

  • 28 grams or more but less than 200 grams carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 3 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years of imprisonment.
  • 200 grams or more but less than 400 grams carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 7 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years of imprisonment.
  • 400 grams or more carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 15 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years of imprisonment.

Methaqualone or Quaalude:

  • 200 grams or more but less than 5 kilograms carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 3 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years of imprisonment.
  • 5 kilograms or more but less than 25 kilograms carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 7 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years of imprisonment.
  • 25 kilograms or more carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 15 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years of imprisonment.

Methamphetamine:

  • 14 grams or more but less than 28 grams carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 15 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years.
  • 28 grams or more but less than 200 grams carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 7 years in prison. The maximum penalty is 30 years.
  • 200 grams or more carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 15 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years.

Flunitrazepam or Rohypnol a.k.a. "Roofies" or "Date Rape drug":

  • 4 grams or more but less than 14 grams carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 3 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years.
  • 14 grams or more but less than 28 grams carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 7 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years.
  • 28 grams or more but less than 30 kilograms carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 25 years in prison. The maximum penalty is 30 years.
  • 30 kilograms or more carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of life imprisonment. The maximum penalty is life in prison.

Gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) and gamma-butyrolactone (GBL):

  • 1 kilograms or more but less than 5 kilograms carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 3 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years.
  • 5 kilograms or more but less than 10 kilograms carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 7 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years.
  • 10 kilograms carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 25 years in prison. The maximum penalty is 30 years.

Methylenedioxymethamphetamine or MDMA:

  • 10 grams or more but less than 200 grams carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 3 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years.
  • 200 grams or more but less than 400 grams carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 7 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years.
  • 400 grams or more carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 15 years in prison. The maximum penalty is 30 years.

Lysergic acid diethylamide or LSD:

  • 1 gram or more but less than 5 grams carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 3 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years.
  • 5 grams or more but less than 7 grams carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 7 years. The maximum penalty is 30 years.
  • 7 grams or more carries a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 15 years in prison. The maximum penalty is 30 years.

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