Ron DeSantis' Law And Order Proposal Includes Life Sentence For Making Fentanyl Attractive To Children
by Maureen Meehan, Benzinga Editor
January 29, 2023 2:37 PM | 2 min read
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Making fentanyl and other controlled substances look like candy would be a felony. Cannabis is still a controlled substance.
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Gov. Ron DeSantis rolled out a criminal justice proposal last week that should delight Florida’s conservatives as well as his inevitable national supporters who are already lining up behind the governor’s anti-woke, anti-gay, anti-Disney, anti-cannabis legalization and his recent proposal to nix high school AP courses on African-American studies.
As Donald Trump’s inevitable GOP presidential challenger prepares to step into the ring and outgun the king of run-wing culture wars, DeSantis announced a multi-pronged approach to combat the fentanyl crisis plaguing the country by imposing additional penalties on the illicit opioid and other drug-related crimes.
“We want to make sure that we cement our reputation as being a law-and-order state and take actions as necessary to help further protect the people of the state of Florida,” De Santis said at a press conference at the Miami Police Benevolent Association hall.