Serious Drug Offense Law and Legal Definition

“Serious drug offense is defined as including an offense under State law, involving manufacturing, distributing, or possessing with intent to manufacture or distribute, a controlled substance . . ., for which a maximum term of imprisonment of ten years or more is prescribed by law." United States v. Robinson, 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 21461 (11th Cir. Ala. Sept. 30, 2009)