What kind of Prescription Drug Crimes can I be charged with in Florida?

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Crime related to prescription drugs is one of the fastest growing areas in law enforcement. As with other controlled substances, the law allows for a person to be charged with possession or trafficking. The latter involves the storage, transportation, or distribution of a large volume of prescription drugs.

Penalties for prescription drug trafficking in Florida are outrageously severe. Law enforcement and prosecutors have turned a legitimate public health concern into one more way of trying to keep up their arrest and conviction rates. They will look for any excuse to charge someone with trafficking rather than illegal possession because they know it makes for a better case in front of a jury.

If you have been arrested for any crime regarding prescription drugs, your first call should be to an attorney. Indeed, any contact you have with police regarding this issue should be followed up with a call to a …