City of Wildwood, MO
St. Louis County
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[Ord. No. 1793 §1, 3-28-2011]
The City Council of the City of Wildwood has found the manufacture, transportation, possession and sale of methamphetamine to be inherently dangerous and that the chemical precursors of methamphetamine and the by-products and wastes of methamphetamine production are inherently dangerous and injurious to the public health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City. Regulation of the sale of the chemical precursors to methamphetamine production, such as ephedrine products and pseudoephedrine products, is necessary to protect the citizens of the City and the general public.
[Ord. No. 1793 §1, 3-28-2011]
For the purposes of this Chapter, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them by this Section:
EPHEDRINE
All forms of ephedrine, ephedrine hydrochloride and all combinations of these chemicals and any methamphetamine precursor drug containing these chemicals.
METHAMPHETAMINE PRECURSOR DRUG
Any drug or substance as described in Section 195.246 or Section 195.248, RSMo.
PERSON
Any individual, corporation, partnership, trust, limited liability company, firm, association or other entity.
PSEUDOEPHEDRINE
All forms of pseudoephedrine, pseudoephedrine hydrochloride and all combinations of these chemicals and any methamphetamine precursor drug containing these chemicals.
SELL
To knowingly furnish, give away, exchange, transfer, deliver, surrender, or supply, whether for monetary gain or not.
[Ord. No. 1793 §1, 3-28-2011]
It shall be illegal for any person to sell, deliver or distribute ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or any other methamphetamine precursor drugs except as set forth in the specific exceptions contained in Section 216.040 of this Chapter.
[Ord. No. 1793 §1, 3-28-2011]
A. 
Ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or other methamphetamine precursor drugs may be sold by a Missouri licensed pharmacist after being authorized to do so by a written prescription from a physician or other health care professional licensed by the State of Missouri to write prescriptions.
B. 
Ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or other methamphetamine precursor drugs may be distributed by a licensed physician within the physician's office, clinic, nursing home or other licensed health care facility.
C. 
This Section regulating ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or other methamphetamine precursor drugs shall not apply to the sale of animal feed containing ephedrine or dietary supplement products containing naturally occurring or herbal ephedra or extracts of herbal ephedra.
[Ord. No. 1793 §1, 3-28-2011]
It shall be prima facie proof that a substance is regulated by this Chapter if the substance is contained in its original packaging and is labeled as being ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or other methamphetamine precursor drugs.
[Ord. No. 1793 §1, 3-28-2011]
A. 
All thefts, shortages, disappearances, miscounts or other losses of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or other methamphetamine precursor drugs shall be reported to the Police Department of the City within twenty-four (24) hours of discovery.
B. 
Any person selling ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or other methamphetamine precursor drugs shall report any difference between the quantity of the aforementioned drugs shipped and the quantity received to the Police Department of the City within twenty-four (24) hours of discovery.
[Ord. No. 1793 §1, 3-28-2011]
The City may seek injunctive relief against any person who is in violation of this Chapter.
[Ord. No. 1793 §1, 3-28-2011]
Each violation of this Chapter shall be considered a separate offense. Violation of this Chapter shall be punished under Section 100.140 of the Code of the City.