Anyone who sells, manufactures, or possesses the substances with intent to sell, can be charged with a third-degree felony.“This legislation is critical in addressing Florida’s synthetic drug problem, especially among the 12-29 year old age group who make up 75 percent of synthetic drug-related emergency room visits,” Attorney General Pam Bondi said in a press release.
Last March, Florida outlawed 142 chemicals used in designer drugs; then in December Bondi outlawed an additional 22 substances. The new substances outlawed are a number of different forms of bath salts and/or synthetic marijuana.
Synthetic drugs are dangerous and may result in:
- psychotic episodes