|Possession of Cocaine|
Form Code: DRUG1101
Florida Statute: 893.13.6A
Level: Fel (Felony)
Description: POSSESSION OF COCAINE
DRUG1101 is one of the most commonly charged offenses in Hillsborough County, Florida.
Chapter 893 DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION AND CONTROL
(6)(a) It is unlawful for any person to be in actual or constructive possession of a controlled substance unless such controlled substance was lawfully obtained from a practitioner or pursuant to a valid prescription or order of a practitioner while acting in the course of his or her professional practice or to be in actual or constructive possession of a controlled substance except as otherwise authorized by this chapter. Any person who violates this provision commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.