May 7, 2017
Carfentanil Drug Trafficking

Carfentanil: Just Breathing It Could Kill You

The newest drug on the street is Carfentanil. Carfentanil is an Opiod that is intended for use on Elephants. It is 10,000 times more potent than Morphine and 100 times  more potent than Fentanyl. Carfentanil is so deadly that first responders are having to take precautions in responding to overdoses to prevent them from inhaling it. Last week the Florida Legislature passed a bill that made Drug Trafficking in Fentanyl illegal. In that bill they included Carfentanil. Carfentanil is a derivative of Fentanyl. While Carfentanil is supposed to be difficult to obtain, it is currently coming in predominantly from China. In reviewing House Bill […]
May 7, 2017
Fentanyl Drug Trafficking

Florida Passes Fentanyl Drug Trafficking Legislation

On May 5, 2017 the Florida legislature passed a bill which adds penalties for Drug Trafficking in Fentanyl.  The bill lays out that anyone who “knowingly sells, purchases, manufactures, delivers, or brings into this state, or who is knowingly in actual or constructive possession” of at least four but less than 14 grams, the mandatory minimum prison term would be three years, plus a $50,000 fine. For at least 14 but less than 28 grams, the mandatory minimum prison term would be seven years, plus a $100,000 fine. For at least 28 grams but less than 30 kilograms, the mandatory […]