For information and guidance for department stakeholders related to agency actions, updated meeting schedules, and other matters during this state of emergency, visit the DBPR Emergency Information Page at:

Pending federal approval, click here for information on the new International Prescription Wholesale Distributor permit and the International Prescription Drug Importation Program.

Drugs, Devices & Cosmetics

Division of Drugs, Devices and Cosmetics

The Division of Drugs, Devices and Cosmetics safeguards the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of the state of Florida from injury due to the use of adulterated, contaminated, misbranded drugs, drug ingredients and cosmetics by administering the provisions of the Florida Drug and Cosmetic Act (Chapter 499, F.S.). The Program carries out its responsibilities through three bureaus: Compliance & Enforcement, Licensing and Legal.

Division Contact Information:

Address: Division of Drugs, Devices and Cosmetics
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1047

Telephone: (850) 717-1800

Contact Information for the Tallahassee Office

*Please note that due to the Covid-19 virus, the majority of the Division’s staff is telecommuting and do not have access to their work phone lines. During this period the staff may be reached at the e-mail addresses listed below. DDC staff will be regularly checking their e-mails. 


Walter Copeland Division Director (p) 850-717-1172 (e)
Janetta Sampson Office Manager/OMC (p) 850-717-1819  (e)
Renee Alsobrook Compliance Manager (p) 850-717-1804 (e)
Stephanie Prine Government Operations Consultant III (p) 850-717-1816  (e)
Lavontae Warren Administrative Assistant III (p) 850-717-1802  (e)
Dwayne Godwin Government Operations Consultant I – Data Steward (p) 850-717-1811 (e)
Berenice Martinez Administrative Assistant I (p) 850-717-1800 (e)



Rebecca Burnett Regulatory Supervisor (p) 850-717-1801  (e)
Ahisha Banks Regulatory Specialist I (p) 850-717-1817  (e)
Ian Howard Regulatory Specialist I (p) 850-717-1355 (e)
Vacant Regulatory Specialist II (p) 850-717-1815
Tehelia McGlockton Regulatory Specialist II (p) 850-717-1809  (e)
Shericka Daniels Regulatory Specialist II (p) 850-717-1806  (e)
Marvin Boxley Regulatory Specialist I 850-717-1820

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Walter Copeland, Division Director

Division of Drugs, Devices and Cosmetics
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1047

Telephone: 850.717.1800