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drug–free zone


Legal Definition of drug–free zone

  1. :  a statutorily designated area or place (as a public park or beach or a school bus) within which the distribution of or possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance is an aggravated felony; especially :  such an area including and extending outward usually 1000 feet from the real property of a public or private school it is irrelevant whether a person is aware that he or she is carrying on the prohibited drug activity in a drug-free zoneState v. Silva-Baltazar, 886 P.2d 138 (1994)

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