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Crimes in pharmacies; possession of weapons; penalties.
Section 790.145, Florida Statutes 2006

790.145  Crimes in pharmacies; possession of weapons; penalties.--

(1)  Unless otherwise provided by law, any person who is in possession of a concealed "firearm," as defined in s. 790.001(6), or a "destructive device," as defined in s. 790.001(4), within the premises of a "pharmacy," as defined in chapter 465, is guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084

(2)  The provisions of this section do not apply:

(a)  To any law enforcement officer;

(b)  To any person employed and authorized by the owner, operator, or manager of a pharmacy to carry a firearm or destructive device on such premises; or

(c)  To any person licensed to carry a concealed weapon.

History.--s. 1, ch. 81-278; s. 2, ch. 90-124; s. 2, ch. 90-176.