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Distribution of Controlled Substance in Violation of Registration Requirements

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.

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Possession of Imitation Controlled Substance

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.

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Unlawful Sale, Distribution, or Purchase of Methamphetamine Precursors

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.

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Promoting the Sale of Paraphernalia or Imitation Controlled Substances

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.

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Unlawful Manufacture of Drug Paraphernalia

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.

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Unlawful Delivery of Drug Paraphernalia

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.

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Unlawful Possession of Paraphernalia with a Prior

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.

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Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Often when someone is pulled over and found to have a controlled substance in their possession, it is common that they will receive two tickets. One for possession of the drug and a second for unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Possession of Marijuana - More than 10 but 30 Grams or Less

If you have been pulled over more than 10 grams of marijuana in your possession, then you could be facing harsher penalties than if you simply had a much smaller amount. To put it into perspective, a common unit of selling marijuana is a "Dime Bag" which weighs approximately 1 gram (see photo above for example).

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Possession of Marijuana - 10 Grams or Less with a Prior Drug Offense

If you have previously been found guilty by a court after a trial or through a plea deal, then any future marijuana possession charges you may receive will be enhanced. Under the Missouri Controlled Substances Act, if you are facing a charge for possession of 10 grams or less of marijuana in Missouri and it is your second offense, then you are facing a maximum of 1 year in jail.

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