Terms Used In Florida Statutes 859.08
- Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
- person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
Every registered pharmacist, and the owner or proprietor of any store dealing in drugs or medicines, shall be held responsible for the quality of all drugs, chemicals, or medicines he or she may sell or dispense, with the exception of those sold in the original packages of the manufacturer and those known as proprietary; and any person who fraudulently adulterates, for the purpose of sale, any drug or medicine or sells any fraudulently adulterated drug or medicine, knowing the same to be adulterated, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083, and such adulterated drugs and medicine shall be forfeited and destroyed under the direction of the court; and if the offender be a registered pharmacist, his or her name shall be stricken from the register.