Drug-free zone

Definition - Noun
: 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
esp
: such an area including and extending outward usu. 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 zone ­State v. Silva-Baltazar, 886 P.2d 138 (1994)>



Search Legal Dictionary


Based on Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©2001.
Merriam-Webster, Incorporated
Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.
http://www.m-w.com
Merriam-Webster