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Q: In the state of Florida is Possession of methamphetamine .10tg of a gram a schedule II offense

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Michael  Mayoral
Michael Mayoral
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A: Methamphetamine is classified as a Schedule II controlled substance under federal and state law.

§ 893.135(1)(f) (Trafficking) prohibits the sale, purchase, manufacture, delivery, or knowing possession of 14 grams or more of methamphetamine as follows:

14 grams or more is a 1st degree felony, with a 3-year prison and $50,000 fine minimum mandatory

28 grams or more is a 1st degree felony, with a 7-year and $100,000 minimum mandatory

200 grams or more is a 1st degree felony, with a 15-year and $250,000 minimum mandatory

The manufacture or importation into Florida of 400 grams or more of methamphetamine or phenylacetone, phenylacetic acid, pseudoephedrine, or ephedrine in conjunction with other chemicals and equipment used in the manufacture of methamphetamine, knowing that the probable result of such manufacture or importation would be the death of any person is a capital felony with a $250,000 fine

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