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Drug Regulations in the School System

| May 15, 2020 | Drug Crime, Drug Crimes

Having a drug charge can be incredibly stressful on anyone. College students are just as susceptible to be charged with a drug crime. It is important to know what can be done to prevent this from happening by knowing what laws exist and what happens when school districts register the charge in a database that shows breaches of the student conduct code.

Florida Statute

In Florida, there are is a law that regulates the use and possession of drugs, controlled substances, and narcotics. When someone is caught using these substances or is in possession of them, then a series of investigations can begin against the user.

One of the statues in Florida states that no person can posses any of these substances with the desire to enter a commercial transaction by selling, possessing, or creating these substances. Only qualified specialists who hold a license or a valid permit have the legal right to use them. If anyone is caught with the illegal possession and/or use of a drug will be charged with a misdemeanor of the second degree.

SESIR Codes and Definition

This is a series created by the school system in Florida used to code data and report illegal incidents or breaches in the student conduct code. The use and possession of drugs are within the SESIR codes and they include smoking marijuana, providing students with prescription drugs, selling cocaine, misusing illegal drugs.

Knowing this information could be vital since SESIR registers its data making it available for everyone to read, which could have serious repercussions on the student. It is important for students to know what could happen if caught using or possessing an illegal substance and how it can affect their future.