It is a violation under Missouri law to intentionally inhale or induce others to inhale the fumes emitting from solvents.
Solvents are essentially any substance which can be used to break down another substance. For example, the substance of water is a solvent when used in connection with the substance sugar, as sugar dissolves in water.
A person who is required by the Missouri Narcotic Drug Act to register with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services in order to distribute a controlled substance, and who knowingly distributes a controlled substance in an unauthorized manner may be charged with a class A misdemeanor.
An Imitation Controlled Substance is defined by the Missouri Narcotic Drug Act as a substance that is not a controlled substance, which by dosage unit appearance (including color, shape, size and markings), or by representations made, would lead a reasonable person to believe that the substance is a controlled substance.
Methamphetamine is a powerful, highly addictive stimulant that affects the central nervous system. Also known as meth, blue, ice, and crystal, among many other terms, it takes the form of a white, odorless, bitter-tasting crystalline powder that easily dissolves in water or alcohol.
It is unlawful behavior to advertise drug paraphernalia or imitation controlled substances knowing for sale, or in situations where one should reasonably know, that the purpose of the advertisement is to promote the sale of these objects.
The manufacturing of drug paraphernalia in the State of Missouri is defined as when a person unlawfully manufactures paraphernalia and intends to deliver this knowing that it will be used in the production, preparation or ingestion of a controlled substance.
The actual, constructive, or attempted transfer from one person to another of drug paraphernalia...whether or not there is an agency relationship, and includes a sale.
If you have been arrested or cited for possession of drug paraphernalia, and you have a prior drug offense; then you will be facing an enhanced charge. This enhancement for priors applies whether it the prior was the same charge or another violation of the Missouri Controlled Substances Act.