Drug Cultivation Crimes – Orlando Criminal Attorney

Cases involving drug cultivation have significant penalties. If you have been arrested for a drug cultivation crime you should speak with an experienced Orlando criminal attorney at your earliest opportunity to learn about your rights and the defenses that may be available to you.

Drug Cultivation:

An person may be charged with a drug cultivation crime if they are found to be growing illegal substances. The most common drug cultivation crimes involve cannabis (marijuana). Cultivating drugs is different than drug manufacturing, which involves using chemical or other processes to create illegal substances.

Drug Cultivation Criminal Penalties:

Cases involving 25 lbs or less of cannabis are typically a third degree felony punishable by up to 5 years in State prison, however in cases where the drug cultivation crime occurred within a 1000 feet of a school or other designated place, the penalties will increase significantly.

In cases involving large quantities the defendant may face the following minimum mandatory penalties if convicted.

In excess of 25 lbs, but less than 2,000 lbs; or 300 plants or more, but not more than 2,000 plants
3 Year Mandatory Minimum Sentence
A fine of up to $25,000
2,000 lbs or more, but less than 10,000 lbs; or 2,000 plants but not more than 10,000 plants
7 Year Mandatory Minimum Sentence
A fine of up to $50,000
10,000 lbs or more; or 10,000 plants or more
15 Year Mandatory Minimum Sentence
A fine of up to $200,000

 

For information regarding other drug crimes, click on the following links:

Drug Paraphernalia

Drug Possession

Drug Sale or Possession with Intent to Sell

Drug Trafficking

Speak with an Orlando criminal attorney or review the Florida Statutes at the bottom of this page for some more information about drug offenses.

Experienced Orlando Criminal Attorney – Drug Cultivation:

If you or a loved one have been arrested for a drug cultivation crime, call the Wilson Law Firm today to speak with an experienced Orlando criminal attorney about your individual situation. In many drug cultivation cases, a properly prepared defense by a criminal lawyer will result in either reduced penalties, reduced charges, or a dismissal of the charges. Even in cases where the evidence of guilt is overwhelming, a properly prepared defense and presentation of mitigating circumstances by an Orlando criminal attorney can result in significant decreases in the penalties you receive.

Florida Statutes:

Speak with an Orlando criminal attorney or review the following Florida Statutes for more information on drug cultivation:

Drug Trafficking Laws – Drug Trafficking Crimes & Laws

Florida Statute 322.055 -Revocation or suspension of, or delay of eligibility for, driver’s license for persons 18 years of age or older convicted of certain drug offenses.
Florida Statutes 322.056 – Mandatory revocation or suspension of, or delay of eligibility for, driver’s license for persons under age 18 found guilty of certain alcohol, drug, or tobacco offenses; prohibition.
Florida Statute 775.16 – Drug offenses; additional penalties.
Florida Statute 893.03 – Controlled substances standards & schedules.
Florida Statute 893.13 – Prohibited acts and penalties.
Florida Statute 893.147 – Use, possession, manufacture, delivery, transportation, or advertisement of drug paraphernalia.

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