City of Pacific, MO
Franklin County
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[Ord. No. 3175, 3-3-2020[1]]
A person commits the offense of possession of an imitation controlled substance if he or she knowingly possesses or delivers an imitation controlled substance as defined by Chapter 195, RSMo.
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Editor's Note: Former Chapter 220, Controlled Substances, containing Sections 2210.010 through 220.080, was repealed 3-3-2020 by Ord. No. 3175.
[Ord. No. 3175, 3-3-2020]
A person commits the offense of possession of a controlled substance if he or she knowingly possesses or delivers a controlled substance, except as authorized by Article XIV, Section 1 of the Missouri Constitution, or Chapter 195 or Chapter 579, RSMo. In any complaint, information, action or proceeding brought for the enforcement of this Section, it shall not be necessary to include any exception, excuse, proviso or exemption contained in this Code or Article XIV, Section 1 of the Missouri Constitution or Chapter 195 or Chapter 579, RSMo., and the burden of proof of any such exception, excuse, proviso or exemption shall be upon the defendant. Notwithstanding the foregoing, a person who meets the limitations and requirements of Article XIV, Section 1, Subsection 5(1) shall not be subject to arrest, liability or sanction, provided that they produce on demand by a Police Officer a valid qualifying patient identification card, a valid qualifying patient cultivation identification card, a valid physician certification while making application for an identification card, a valid primary caregiver identification card, or other proof of valid authorization including as issued by another State or political subdivision thereof.
[Ord. No. 3175, 3-3-2020]
A. 
A person commits the offense of unlawful sale, distribution, or purchase of over-the-counter methamphetamine precursor drugs if he or she knowingly:
1. 
Sells, distributes, dispenses, or otherwise provides any number of packages of any drug product containing detectable amounts of ephedrine, phenylpropanolamine, or pseudoephedrine, or any of their salts, optical isomers, or salts of optical isomers, in a total amount greater than nine (9) grams to the same individual within a thirty-day period, unless the amount is dispensed, sold, or distributed pursuant to a valid prescription; or
2. 
Purchases, receives, or otherwise acquires within a thirty-day period, other than pursuant to a lawful transaction by a pharmacy with its suppliers, any number of packages of any drug product containing any detectable amount of ephedrine, phenylpropanolamine, or pseudoephedrine, or any of their salts or optical isomers, or salts of optical isomers in a total amount greater than nine (9) grams, without regard to the number of transactions, unless the amount is purchased, received, or acquired pursuant to a valid prescription; or
3. 
Purchases, receives, or otherwise acquires within a twenty-four-hour period, other than pursuant to a lawful transaction by a pharmacy with its suppliers, any number of packages of any drug product containing any detectable amount of ephedrine, phenylpropanolamine, or pseudoephedrine, or any of their salts or optical isomers, or salts of optical isomers in a total amount greater than three and six-tenths (3.6) grams, without regard to the number of transactions, unless the amount is purchased, received, or acquired pursuant to a valid prescription; or
4. 
Dispenses or offers drug products that are not excluded from Schedule V in Subsection 17 or 18 of Section 195.017, RSMo., and that contain detectable amounts of ephedrine, phenylpropanolamine, or pseudoephedrine, or any of their salts, optical isomers, or salts of optical isomers, without ensuring that such products are located behind a pharmacy counter where the public is not permitted and that such products are dispensed by a registered pharmacist or pharmacy technician under Subsection 11 of Section 195.017, RSMo.; or
5. 
Holds a retail sales license issued under Chapter 144, RSMo., and knowingly sells or dispenses packages that do not conform to the packaging requirements of Section 195.418, RSMo., except that any person who violates the packaging requirements of Section 195.418, RSMo., and is considered the general owner or operator of the outlet where ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or phenylpropanolamine products are available for sale shall not be penalized if he or she documents that an employee training program was in place to provide the employee who made the unlawful retail sale with information on the State and Federal regulations regarding ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or phenylpropanolamine.
B. 
A pharmacist, intern pharmacist, or registered pharmacy technician commits the offense of unlawful sale, distribution, or purchase of over-the-counter methamphetamine precursor drugs if he or she knowingly:
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Sells, distributes, dispenses, or otherwise provides any number of packages of any drug product containing detectable amounts of ephedrine, phenylpropanolamine, or pseudoephedrine, or any of their salts or optical isomers, or salts of optical isomers, in a total amount greater than three and six-tenth (3.6) grams to the same individual within a twenty-four-hour period, unless the amount is dispensed, sold, or distributed pursuant to a valid prescription; or
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Sells, distributes, dispenses or otherwise provides to an individual under eighteen (18) years of age without a valid prescription any number of packages of any drug product containing any detectable quantity of pseudoephedrine, its salts, isomers, or salts of optical isomers, or ephedrine, its salts or optical isomers, or salts of optical isomers.
3. 
A person commits the offense of unlawful marketing of ephedrine or pseudoephedrine if he or she knowingly markets, sells, distributes, advertises, or labels any drug product containing ephedrine, its salts, optical isomers and salts of optical isomers, or pseudoephedrine, its salts, optical isomers and salts of optical isomers, for indication of stimulation, mental alertness, weight loss, appetite control, energy or other indications not approved under the pertinent Federal over-the-counter drug final monograph or tentative final monograph or approved new drug application.
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A person commits the offense of possession of methamphetamine precursors if he or she knowingly possesses one (1) or more chemicals listed in Subsection 2 of Section 195.400, RSMo., reagents, solvents, or any other chemicals proven to be precursor ingredients of methamphetamine or amphetamine, as established by expert testimony, with the intent to manufacture, compound, convert, produce, process, prepare, test, or otherwise alter that chemical to create a controlled substance or a controlled substance analogue in violation of Chapter 579, RSMo., or Chapter 195, RSMo. Possession of more than twenty-four (24) grams of ephedrine or pseudoephedrine shall be prima facie evidence of intent to violate this Subsection. This Subsection shall not apply to any practitioner or to any product possessed in the course of a legitimate business.
[Ord. No. 3175, 3-3-2020]
A person commits the offense of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia if he or she knowingly uses or possesses with intent to use drug paraphernalia as defined by Chapter 195, RSMo., to plant, propagate, cultivate, grow, harvest, manufacture, compound, convert, produce, process, prepare, test, analyze, pack, repack, store, contain, conceal, inject, ingest, inhale or otherwise introduce into the human body a controlled substance as defined by or an irritation controlled substance as defined by Chapter 195, RSMo., in violation of Chapter 195 or Chapter 579, RSMo. Notwithstanding the foregoing, a person who meets the limitations and requirements of Article XIV, Section 1, Subsection 5(1) shall not be subject to arrest, liability or sanction, provided that they produce on demand by a Police Officer a valid qualifying patient identification card, a valid qualifying patient cultivation identification card, a valid physician certification while making application for an identification card, a valid primary caregiver identification card, or other proof of valid authorization including as issued by another State or political subdivision thereof.
[Ord. No. 3175, 3-3-2020]
It is an offense for any person to distribute, deliver, or sell, or possess or manufacture with intent to distribute, deliver or sell, drug paraphernalia knowing, or under circumstances where one reasonably should know, that it will be used to plant, propagate, cultivate, grow, harvest, manufacture, compound, convert, produce, process, prepare, test, analyze, pack, repack, store, contain, conceal, inject, ingest, inhale or otherwise introduce into the human body a controlled substance or imitation controlled substance in violation of Chapter 195 or Chapter 579, RSMo. Notwithstanding the foregoing, a person who meets the limitations and requirements of Article XIV, Section 1, Subsection 5(1) shall not be subject to arrest, liability or sanction, provided that they produce on demand by a Police Officer a valid qualifying patient identification card, a valid qualifying patient cultivation identification card, a valid physician certification while making application for an identification card, a valid primary caregiver identification card, or other proof of valid authorization including as issued by another State or political subdivision thereof.
[Ord. No. 3175, 3-3-2020]
No person shall intentionally smell or inhale the fumes of any solvent, particularly toluol, amyl nitrite, butyl nitrite, cyclohexyl nitrite, ethyl nitrite, pentyl nitrite and propyl nitrite and their iso-analogues or induce any other person to do so for the purpose of causing a condition of, or inducing symptoms of, intoxication, elation, euphoria, dizziness, excitement, irrational behavior, exhilaration, paralysis, stupefaction, or dulling of senses or nervous system, or for the purpose of, in any manner, changing, distorting or disturbing the audio, visual or mental processes; except that this Section shall not apply to the inhalation of any anesthesia for medical or dental purposes.
[Ord. No. 3175, 3-3-2020]
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As used in this Section "alcohol beverage vaporizer" means any device which, by means of heat, a vibrating element, or any method is capable of producing a breathable mixture containing one (1) or more alcoholic beverages to be dispensed for inhalation into the lungs via the nose or mouth, or both.
B. 
No person shall intentionally or willfully induce the symptoms of intoxication, elation, euphoria, dizziness, excitement, irrational behavior, exhilaration, paralysis, stupefaction, or dulling of the senses or nervous system, distortion of audio, visual or mental processes by the use or abuse of any of the following substances:
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Solvents, particularly toluol;
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Ethyl alcohol;
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Amyl nitrite and its iso-analogues;
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Butyl nitrite and its iso-analogues;
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Cyclohexyl nitrite and its iso-analogues;
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Ethyl nitrite and its iso-analogues;
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Pentyl nitrite and its iso-analogues; and
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Propyl nitrite and its iso-analogues.
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This Section shall not apply to substances that have been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration as therapeutic drug products or are contained in approved over-the-counter drug products or administered lawfully pursuant to the order of an authorized medical practitioner.
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No person shall intentionally possess any solvent, particularly toluol, amyl nitrite, butyl nitrite, cyclohexyl nitrite, ethyl nitrite, pentyl nitrite and propyl nitrite and their iso-analogues for the purpose of using it in the manner prohibited by Section 220.060 and this Section.
E. 
No person shall possess or use an alcoholic beverage vaporizer.
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Nothing in this Section shall be construed to prohibit the legal consumption of intoxicating liquor.
[Ord. No. 3175, 3-3-2020]
No person shall intentionally possess, buy, sell or transfer any solvent, particularly toluol, amyl nitrite, butyl nitrite, cyclohexyl nitrite, ethyl nitrite, pentyl nitrite and propyl nitrite and their iso-analogues, for the purpose of inducing or aiding any other person to violate the provisions of Sections 220.060 and 220.070 hereof.