City of Sikeston, MO
Scott County
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A person commits the offense of possession of marijuana or any synthetic cannabinoid, as both terms are defined in Section 195.010, RSMo., if he or she knowingly possesses marijuana or any synthetic cannabinoid, except as authorized by Chapter 579 or Chapter 195, RSMo.[2]
[1]
Note: Under certain circumstances this offense can be a felony under state law.
[2]
State Law Reference: For similar statutory provisions and the elements setting the levels of this offense, see §§195.010, 195.017 and 579.015, RSMo.
A person commits the offense of possession of a controlled substance, as defined in Section 195.010, RSMo., if he or she knowingly possesses a controlled substance, except as authorized by Chapter 579, RSMo., or Chapter 195, RSMo.[2]
[1]
Note: Under certain circumstances this offense can be a felony under state law.
[2]
State Law Reference: For similar statutory provisions and the elements setting the levels of this offense, see §§195.010, 195.017 and 579.015, RSMo.
A. 
The retail sale of methamphetamine precursor drugs shall be limited to:
1. 
Sales in packages containing not more than a total of three (3) grams of one (1) or more methamphetamine precursor drugs calculated in terms of ephedrine base, pseudoephedrine base and phenylpropanolamine base; and
2. 
For non-liquid products, sales in blister packs, each blister containing not more than two (2) dosage units, or where the use of blister packs is technically infeasible, sales in unit dose packets or pouches.
B. 
The penalty for a knowing violation of Subsection (A) of this Section is found in Section 569.060, RSMo.
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, 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 an imitation controlled substance in violation of Chapter 579, RSMo., or Chapter 195, RSMo.
[1]
Note: Under certain circumstances this offense can be a felony under state law.
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.
A. 
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:
1. 
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;
5. 
Cyclohexyl nitrite and its iso-analogues;
6. 
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.
C. 
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.
D. 
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 210.1840 and this Section.
E. 
No person shall possess or use an alcoholic beverage vaporizer.
F. 
Nothing in this Section shall be construed to prohibit the legal consumption of intoxicating liquor.
A. 
No person shall intentionally possess or buy 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 210.1840 and 210.1850 hereof.
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of Sections 210.1840 through 210.1860 is guilty of an ordinance violation for the first violation.
[1]
Note: Under certain circumstances this offense can be a felony under state law.
A. 
Generally. The City Council of the City of Sikeston has found the manufacture, transportation, possession and sale of methamphetamine is inherently dangerous, and that the chemicals, compounds, substances, byproducts and wastes associated with the manufacture of methamphetamine are both dangerous and injurious to the public health, safety and welfare to the citizens of Sikeston. Regulation of the sale of ephedrine products is warranted to protect existing and future residents of this community.
B. 
Ephedrine Control—Definitions. As used in this Section, the following words and/or phrases shall have the following meanings as set forth herein:
EPHEDRINE
All forms of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, ephedrine hydrochloride, pseudoephedrine hydrochloride, phenylpropanolamine and all other combinations of these chemicals.
EPHEDRINE PRODUCT
Any product that contains ephedrine, its salts, isomers, or salts of isomer, as its sole active ingredient or in combination with less than therapeutically significant qualities of other active ingredients.
PACKAGE
Any number of pills, tablets, capsules, caplets or individual units of a substance held within a container intended for sale.
PERSON
Any individual, corporation, partnership, trust, limited liability company, firm, association or other entity selling an ephedrine product to customers.
SELL
To knowingly furnish, give away, exchange, transfer, delivery, surrender, or supply, whether for monetary gain or not.
C. 
Restrictions On Public Access To Ephedrine Products.
1. 
It shall be illegal to sell, deliver, or distribute ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, their salts, their optical isomers or salts of their optical isomers, without a valid prescription from a physician or other healthcare professional licensed by the State of Missouri to write prescriptions, and filled by a Missouri-licensed pharmacist.
2. 
Exception. The prohibition contained in Subsection (A) shall not apply to the sale of animal feed containing ephedrine or dietary supplement products containing natural occurring or herbal Ephedra and extract of Ephedra.
D. 
Reporting Theft Of Ephedrine Products.
1. 
Any person who sells ephedrine products and who discovers a theft, disappearance, or other loss of an ephedrine product shall report the theft, disappearance, or loss to the Sikeston Department of Public Safety within twenty-four (24) hours of such discovery.
2. 
Any person who sells ephedrine products shall report any difference between the quantity of ephedrine shipped and the quantity received to the Sikeston Department of Public Safety within twenty-four (24) hours of discovery.
E. 
Penalty And Injunctive Relief.
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Each violation of this Section shall be considered a separate offense.
2. 
The City Manager may institute an action for injunctive relief to enforce the provision of this Section.
3. 
Every act or omission constituting a violation of any of the provisions of this Section by any agent or employee of any person shall be deemed and held to be the act of such person, and said person shall be punishable in the same manner as if said act or omission had been done or omitted by him/her or it personally, provided such an act or omission was within the scope of employment or the scope of authority of such agent or employee.