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    First Offender Drug Program


    The First Offender Drug Program is a limited-supervision program for first-time drug offenders that would be considered a “self-corrector.”  

    The following offenses may be eligible:

    1. Possession of Controlled Substance, under 1 gram
    2. Possession of Controlled Substance, 1 - 4 grams
    3. Possession of Controlled Substance under 2 ounces
    4. Possession of Marihuana under 2 ounces
    5. Possession of Marihuana, 2 - 4 ounces
    6. Drug-Free Zone, Controlled Substance under 28 grams
    7. Drug-Free Zone Marihuana 2 - 4 ounces
    8. Forging or Altering Prescription
    9. Possession of Dangerous Drug
    10. Diversion of a Controlled Substance
    11. Attempt of any above listed offense

    Applicant cannot have been convicted, have current or past community supervision or deferred adjudication, nor currently have any pending case for offenses other than Class C misdemeanors.

    Program Cost/Term (Program fee covers cost of all testing and classes)
    Felony - $550/180 Days
    Misdemeanor - $350/90 Days

    For more information about FODP, contact Criminal Courts Administration at

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